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Dubai Metro opens training centre for employees

The Road and Transport Authority of Dubai has launched a main operation centre to control all train operations in the Rashidiya area. It includes all the technical systems involved in running the train, as well a centre for the training of cadres in the operations of Dubai Metro.

Adnan Al Hammadi, CEO pointed out that the establishment of this center was in accordance to international technical standards. The facilities include about nine rooms, which can hold up to 150 employees. The RTA is currently working on trainees for the Red Line and then later they are expected to shift work to the Green Line, which will be launched in August this year.

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