Dubai Tram to connect JBR, JLT-Marina and Al Sofouh-Palm Jumeirah by next year

Dubai?s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) yesterday signed a contract for the operation of the Dubai Tram with the British Serco Company for a period of 75 months starting August 2013, including 15 months preparations for operation; covering the recruitment and training of employees in addition to five years of operation. The contract is totally worth Dh105 million.

The project contractor (Alstom-Besix consortium) will take on the maintenance of the project for 13 years, and the period can be extended for additional five years, it was announced in a media statement.

The agreement was signed for the RTA by Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, and for Serco by David Campbell, CEO of Serco for Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

via Dubai Tram to connect JBR, JLT-Marina and Al Sofouh-Palm Jumeirah by next year – Emirates 24/7.

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