Free buses from Dubai's Burj Khalifa to Metro stations on New Year's Eve

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In an update ahead of Thursday's celebrations, the Roads and Transport Authority says 200 free buses will be available to transport people from Dubai's Burj Khalifa to Metro stations on New Year's Eve.

The Authority says the buses will also service taxi ranks at parking lots in the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Musallah Al Eid hall in Al Mankhool and Al Wasl Club.

Special screens will alert drivers when roads are closed and monitor traffic lights on Financial Centre Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard to ensure a smooth flow during peak times.

Pedestrian bridges on the Water Canal, elevators and the pedestrian pier on the Sheikh Zayed Bridge at the Canal will be closed.

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