Thereby, we opted to continue running the services of the Booking and Despatch Centre 24 hours a day, seven days a week so that customers of cabs — namely Dubai Taxi, Arabia Taxi, CARS, Metro Taxi, and National Taxi — can contact the centre any time without any change. They can also send short text messages to the number 4774 through the Dubai Metro stations,” said Al Dosari.
The flow of petrol has been stemmed yet again as some fuel stations in Sharjah and Dubai turn away customers from locked pumps without explanation. On the heels of more than a year of periodic fuel shortages at stations, one frustrated driver told an Arabic newspaper he had been searching for two days for an open petrol station in the Al Khan and Tawuun areas of Sharjah to no avail.
The high-speed bus that could slash journey times between Abu Dhabi and Dubai to 30 minutes went on show yesterday - and its creator said he hoped the UAE would be the first country to introduce the vehicle. The Superbus, which is being developed at the Delft University of Technology in Holland, is on show in Dubai at the UITP Mobility and City Transport Expo - the first time it has been seen outside Europe.