ETA M&E has executed the following services to Design, Supply, install, test & commission

  • Air conditioning works                         * Electrical & Lighting
  • Tunnel Ventilation System                  * Plumbing & Drainage System
  • Environment Control System             * Fire Alarm & Fire Fighting System
  • Building Management System           * Fire Detection System
  • Dewatering System                            * Fire Suppression System

Dubai Metro is the watershed in the Arabian Peninsula as it is the first Railway System of its kind introduced in the region.  The Dubai Metro is the flagship Project in terms of: its approximately  Dhs.15.5 billion Dirhams total investment; state-of-the art engineering and technological challenges; visibility throughout the City; being an architectural showpiece, and; its direct role in providing social benefits.  The Dubai Metro has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records, as the longest driverless metro network in the world, spanning 74.695 kilometers. The record has been set taking into account the combined length of the metro's Green and Red Lines.


Main Contractor
Scope of work


Dubai Light Rail Transit System
M/s. Road Transport Authority (RTA)
M/s. Parsons Brinckerhoff /Systra
M/s. Obayashi-Kajima Corporation-Yapi Merkezi JV
Electrical & Mechanical works
Services : •    Air Conditioning Works
•    Tunnel Ventilation system
•    Environment Control System
•    Electrical System
•    Plumbing System

Red Line Total
No. of Stations
Green Line Total
Under Ground
No. of Stations
Project Commencement
Completion Red Line
Completion of Green Line


52.10 km
47.40 km
4.70 km
24 Elevated, 4 Underground, 1 Ground
22.5 km
14.6 km
7.9 km
12 Elevated,  8 Underground
March 2006


ETA M&E  is carrying out design and build contract for Tunnel Ventilation System to achieve the required minimum critical velocities to prevent back layering of smoke and enable safe passenger egress during emergency conditions. The system will be added with station air conditioning and smoke extract facilities on to the sophisticated mode-driven Building Management System (BMS) from the station control rooms as well as Remote Operation Control Room.

•    Driverless Trains
•    State of the art TVS with OCS & ECS System
•    Reversible Smoke Exhaust Fans & Tunnel Fans.
•    Unique fire alarm system.
•    Centralized controlling & monitoring from OCS.
•    Free cooling provision in the stations & tunnel.
•    VRV units in control rooms at annexure structures.
•    Installing world’s best Fire Fighting & Automation system ensuring passenger safety.
•    Wide array of decorative light fixtures.
•    Power backup for all emergency system through UPS.
•    Interfacing with life safety system – HVAC, Power, Hydraulic & other services