What Thales Can Bring Us (If We Have The Money!) -Videos

Dubai Metro's Thales cards known as NOl

Dubai Metro's Thales cards known as NOl

Dubai’s flash new Metro rail system gives us a glimpse of what Thales could bring us if we could afford it. The system is compatible with Dubai’s other public transportation modes, creating an integrated transport network.

And , as you’ll see from the video below, it sure ain’t Snapper.
Thales equipped all stations along the route with access gates, ticket vending machines, station computers and a central controlling system.

There are four types of cards including a gold card. the company explains how it works:

So let’s go through the ticket system:

Check it Dubai’s system - which opened nearly two months ago:

There are two lines, the second emerges next year. The first concerns the Red Line which will run from Rashidiya in the old part of Dubai to Jebel Ali Airport, through the new business centres of the city. Phase two will see the Green Line opening between the Airport Free Zone and Health Care City. It is predicted that the network will carry 1.2 million passengers a day.

So let’s take a ride:

The system is so safe, the construction force said a derailment was impossible:

More on the Nol cards here.




  1. Jeremy Harris says:

    How much is this costing NZ..?

  2. Jeremy Harris says:

    Sorry that should have read: How much is this thing costing in NZ $..?


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