Equiti Metro Station

Equiti Metro Station

Equiti Metro Station, formerly Umm Al Sheif Station, is a station on the Red Line of Dubai Metro. It opened in October 2010 and serves the Al Quoz area, offering easy access to the Gold and Diamond Park. Interestingly, Equiti has changed names several times throughout its history, reflecting partnerships with different companies. Unfortunately, as of April 16, 2024, the station is closed due to flooding.

Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, near the junction with Umm Suqeim Street, Equity Metro Station offers convenient access to various key areas of Dubai, including:

  • The Gold and Diamond Park is a dazzling treasure trove of precious gems and metals.
  • Al Quoz is a vibrant district known for its art galleries, trendy cafes, and creative spaces.
  • Sheikh Zayed Road, the city’s major artery, pulsating with life and lined with iconic landmarks.


  • Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE
  • Coordinates: 25°07′36.0″N 55°12′28.6″E


  • Part of the Dubai Metro Red Line
  • Opened in October 2010
  • Currently operated by Dubai Metro

Station details:

  • Two platforms and two tracks
  • Fare zone 2
  • Connections to RTA Dubai buses

Name history:

  • Originally opened as First Gulf Bank station
  • Renamed to First Abu Dhabi Bank station in 2017
  • Changed to Umm Al Sheif in 2020
  • Most recently rebranded as Equiti in 2022

Additional notes:

  • Elevated station structure
  • Located near the Gold and Diamond Park
Preceding stationFollowing station
Mall of the Emirates towards Expo 2020Onpassive towards Centrepoint

Map of Equiti metro station

Is metro in Dubai 24 hours?

Dubai Metro operating hours: No, the Dubai Metro is not operational 24 hours a day. The current operating hours are:
Saturday to Wednesday: 5:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Thursday: 5:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Friday: 10:00 AM to 12:30 AM

Which metro station is closest to Dubai Hills Mall?

Nearest metro station to Dubai Hills Mall: The nearest metro station to Dubai Hills Mall is the Mall of the Emirates Station on the Red Line. From there, you can take a taxi or use the free shuttle bus service provided by the mall.