Sunday, 12 August 2018

My Sunday Photo Week 188 Dubai Metro Station Update

I started documenting the new metro line and station at Discovery Gardens back in November 2017. 

When this photo was taken in January, I had no idea where the station was going to be located, turns out it's right where the piece of yellow machinery is. 

I wrote a post back in June with photo's of the stations development which you can find here.

Peter has continued to take random photos for me while I'm in the UK, I suspect by the time I get back in October it will be complete, although the line isn't due to open until early 2019.

It doesn't look like much has been done over the past few months, but just take a look at the first picture and see how much they've done in 7 already.

17th June

24th June

30th July

5th August

10th August



You can see some of the other construction projects and interesting buildings I've visited around the world by clicking on the links below:


Week 158 Dubai Bluewater Islands and Dubai Eye. Man made island a 210m high Big Wheel
Week 159 Dubai Dubai Marina - Reflections
Week 160 Dubai Dubai Frame. A window between the Old and New Dubai and a 150m high glass floor.
Week 161 Dubai Dubai Marina 3 years apart.
Week 163 Dubai New Metro Line for Expo 2020
Week 164 Arizona and Nevada Hoover Dam 2002 - 2010
Week 165 Dubai Dubai Opera House What a difference a year makes
Week 166 Dubai Unfinished buildings. The Pentominium
Week 167 Coventry Mixing the old and the new. Coventry Catherdral
Week 168 Dubai New Dubai Metro Station 
Week 169 Dubai The new extension of the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa 
Week 170 Dubai Hotel fire After the Address fire 
Week 171 Dubai Unusual designs The Opus Building
Week 172 Dubai District Cooling. Keeping the desert cool.
Week 173 Dubai Can I visit the Burj Al Arab
Week 174 Dubai The Almas Tower
Week 175 Dubai The Cayan Tower
Week 176 Toronto The CN Tower
Week 177 Nevada The Paris Hotel 
Week 178 Dubai Ibn Battuta Gate
Week 179 A Wedding
Week 180 Dubai The World's Tallest Tower
Week 181 Dubai and Wales Al Fahidi Fort and Chepstow Castle 
Week 182 Dubai New Metro Station in Al Furjan 
Week 183 Dubai Ski Dubai
Week 184 Another Wedding
Week 185 South Africa Life in a township
Week 186 Austria Ski Jump 
Week 187 Dubai Green Plant Bio Dome 

14 comments:

  1. I do find it amazing how quickly buildings take shape in Dubai. I can't imagine how many people they must have working on them. It's great that picture has kept taking photos for you.

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    1. I didn't ask Peter he's just become as fascinated by the build as i have

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  2. This series of photographs is just fascinating. They don't much about in Dubai do they? Seven months to get that far. Just amazing (although you do hear stories about the working conditions!). #mysundayphoto

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    1. new labours laws were introduced in 2017, they also work 24/7 there's no bank holiday nonsense there

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  3. Hi Suzanne, construction certainly does move in Dubai. If that was in Greece it would take them seven months to have got that far! How the Greek built the Parathanon I don't know.

    #MySundayPhoto

    xx

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    1. it does amaze me when i see buildings in the UK contracted in 1800 within 4 years and whole modern day housing estates taking just as long

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  4. I can never quite believe how quick things happen there.

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    1. me neither, every time i come away i return to a new place

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  5. It's taking shape so quickly. Do they have any working restrictions or can they work 24 hours a day?

    Hope you have a good Sunday and thank you for linking up to #MySundayPhoto

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    1. 24/7 work, but restrictions on noise at night and no daytime working outdoors in summer between 12-3pm

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  6. It's all happening so quickly. Great to see the progress.

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    1. I can't wait to see what else has changed when i go home

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  7. They don't hang around do they! lol Everything is built so quickly in Dubia x

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    1. it's like a production line over there

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