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May 18 2015

RTA opens new Water Taxi station


RTA opens new Water Taxi station

The Roads and Transport Authority has recently opened a new Water Taxi station (Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Station). The tariff of the new station has also been endorsed by RTA. The Dubai Taxi boasts of a smooth design combining typical Emirati design of Abra and modernity replicated in a roof emulating the shape of the Dubai Metro stations.


The water taxi can accommodate up to 11 passengers plus the driver. It measures 11 meters in length and 4 meters in width, weighs 9 tons and can travel at a speed up to 35 knots. It is fitted with two eco-friendly engines of 370 horsepower, the best navigational devices approved by the (IMO), and the world's highest safety security and safety standards.

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