Sheikh Hamdan lays cornerstone for Dubai Metro extension — in pictures

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Monday laid the cornerstone for the extension of Dubai Metro’s Red Line.

The 15-kilometre section of the Red Line from Nakheel Harbour and Tower Station to the Expo 2020 site is scheduled to open in May 2020.

Sheikh Hamdan was shown construction plans and a film in a multi-screen hall equipped with 360˚ virtual reality technology.

He also unveiled glass artwork by Thomas Medicos inspired by the Expo 2020 logo.

Published: September 6, 2016 04:00 AM