‘Abu Dhabi Specific’ bus service to be launched from Monday – Information


The direct, continuous service might be supplied by personal sector operators



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Abu Dhabi Specific, a service offering fast bus transportation throughout the emirate, might be launched from Monday, the native authority introduced.

The direct, continuous bus service might be supplied by personal sector operators, mentioned the Built-in Transport Centre (ITC) of the Division of Municipalities and Transport.

The initiative is consistent with efforts to develop, improve and diversify public transport providers and supply extra mobility choices for the neighborhood.

The brand new service might be made out there to passengers in two phases. The primary will embrace Musaffah industrial space and Mohamed bin Zayed Metropolis, and the second will embrace Khalifa Metropolis, Bani Yas, Al Shahama, Al Falah and different areas based on passenger wants, linking these areas on to Abu Dhabi Metropolis by way of 4 direct operational routes.

Within the second part, ITC can even add 5 new routes in numerous areas of Al Ain that present a direct and fast service inside the metropolis, that are Al Hiyar, Al Faqa, Sweihan, Al Shiwayb, Nahil, Abu Samra, Al Wiqan and Al Qou’a areas.

There might be a complete of 680 journeys every week. All of the providers will use the primary bus station in Abu Dhabi Metropolis as an arrival level and embrace service E-01 from the Industrial Metropolis of Abu Dhabi (ICAD) in Musaffah, service E-02, direct from Musaffah, whereas service E-03 will function from Musaffah City Bus Terminal and lastly service E-04, which can depart from Safeer Mall in Khalifa Metropolis.

The service might be out there from 5am to 10pm on weekdays, and from 5am to 1am on weekends and public holidays. It is going to function between locations each 10 minutes throughout peak hours and each 25 minutes, most, exterior peak hours.


The primary part might be operated by Al Ghazal Transport Firm and Emirates Taxi, as a part of the strategic partnership between the ITC and the personal sector to enhance and develop public transport providers. The businesses have bought 64 buses to supply the brand new service.

“The launch of the service cements the public-private partnership by providing extra funding prospects to firms operating public transport providers,” the ITC mentioned.

The service will improve the mixing between public bus providers and improve the general capability of the bus community. The service is aimed toward organising and eliminating random and unauthorised transit strategies, this can present sustainable transport providers throughout the emirate of Abu Dhabi.


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