Emaar has opened an 820-metre long air-conditioned metro link, connecting the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall Metro Station with the mall itself.
The link is designed in glass, drawing and features a Mashrabia-style façade.
According to a statement from the company, the metro link has ten travellators – each between 70 to 120 metres in length and 1.4 metres in width. At its peak capacity, it can carry over 13,500 people per hour.
“At 820 metres, the metro link is one of the longest of its kind, linking Dubai Metro with the leading retail and lifestyle destination in Dubai.
“The direct connection with the Dubai Metro, which is now one of the most popular public transport modes in the city, will help in reducing vehicular traffic, and enable visitors to simply walk across from the station to Downtown Dubai through a temperature-controlled travellator,” said Ahmad Al Matrooshi, managing director, Emaar Properties.