The turnkey construction of Dubai Metro has been realized by DURL Consortium constituted by Yapı Merkezi, Mitsubishi Obayashi and Kajima from Japan.
Dubai Metro is the full automatic driverless metro in the world to be constructed under a single contract. Red line came into service in 9.9.9. and Green line in 9.9.11.
There were 47 stations as being 10 thereof underground and 37 thereof elevatedon these two lines having a total length of 75 km. Furthermore, 3 depot areas and repair & maintenance workshops, 3 main power substations and 3 multi-storey car parks having a total capacity of 12.000 cars would also be constructed together with the system.
A world record set with the construction of 1,5 km of metro line and 30.000 sqm of building every month
The biggest prefabricated construction site of the world has been established. The construction process has been accelerated by means of producing precast pieces of viaducts on an area of 700 thousands m². TBM tunnel boring machines have been used for the tunnel having a diameter of 9,5m and “Diaphragm wall” technique has been implemented in underground stations.