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Dubai to extend Metro service

Dubai has approved plans to build an additional three lines for its Metro service by 2030 - adding to the two routes already in operation.

But in a country where car is king, can public transport ever be a practical answer to overcrowded roads?

Or are developments like the world's largest robotic car park - which opened here last week - a more likely solution to the strains created by more vehicles on the roads?

Jonathan Frewin reports.

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