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More than 40K residents ride the Dubai-Sharjah ferry

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Sep. 10, 19 | 1:03 pm

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that almost 48,000 residents have availed of the ferry service connecting Dubai to Sharjah since it was launched last July.

The ferry service links Al Ghubaiba marine station in Dubai to the Sharjah Aquarium station in Sharjah.

This is the first marine transportation service between Dubai and the other emirate.

Silver class one-way ticket costs Dh15 while the gold class tickets cost Dh25. Wifi is free.

The ferry service operates 21 trips with 35 minutes interval. In Dubai, first trip starts at 5:15am while in Sharjah it’s 5:00am.

“The launch of this service is part of the cooperation between Dubai and Sharjah to increase mobility options and ease the pressure on roads. The use of quick and safe marine transit modes is made possible thanks to the beach extending between the two emirates,” RTA said in a statement.

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