Among all the metro stations on the Red Line of the metro network, the Mashreq metro station was opened to the public on October 15, 2010. If you have traveled through the Sheikh Zayed Road, surely you would see the tracks of this station serving Al Barsha and Al Sufouh. 

Mashreq Metro Station dubai

The station code for the Mashreq station is 33 and lies in fare zone 2.  This station was formerly famous in Dubai as Sharaf DG metro station. But later Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority suggested a new name which is Mashreq.

 The trains from this station have various stops including Deira city station , Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, Union, and World Trade Centre. Once you go across the Al Barsha region, you can explore huge hotels and apartments there. 

Exploration of the Mashreq Metro Station – Location & More

The previously known Sharaf DG and the newly known Mashreq station has served as a rapid transit hub for the metro network since it was established. Since it is located in the Al Barsha Region, missing out on the attractions in Al Barsha was nearly impossible for me. Therefore, I would like to share what important  things I explored while knowing the exact location of the station.

mashreq metro station map
LocationSheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha 1, Dubai, UAE
LineRed line
Station code33
Fare zone2
Preceding stationDubai internet city towards Expo 2020 or UAE Exchange
Following stationMall of Emirates towards Centrepoint
Transfer stationNo
Dubai Tram connectionNo
Previous nameSharaf DG
Opening DateOctober 15, 2010

World-Class Features & Exceptional Amenities 

There are a lot of world-class features involved in the Mashreq metro station making it possibly the most convenient metro station. If you are traveling through the metro station for the first time, approach the information desk. Here you will find the dedicated staff who is ready to help the commuters each time. You can choose the self-service ticketing option by using the vending machines and the Nol Cards can also be used. 

Features of Mashreq Metro Station dubai

There are lifts, escalators, and elevators for all passengers to approach their trains on time. You can reach out to the Expo 2020 station as the trains from this station go towards it. Like all other metro stations, this station also contains high-security arrangements leading to a comfortable journey. This includes CCTV cameras, security personnel, and active security guards.

Wonderful Attractions and Residential Areas

In the vicinity of the metro station, there are a lot of breathtaking attractions to cover along with residential areas. You can explore Dubai Souk Madinat Jumeirah located only 2.2 kilometers from the metro station.

hotel near Mashreq Metro Station

Besides this, Ski Dubai, and Yalla Bowling Mall of the Emirates are also worth seeing. Moreover, you can also explore the parks and beaches built in the vicinity of the metro station. The famous parks and beaches include Al Barsha 1 Park 1, Barsha Pond Park, and Sufouh Beach.

Many people are curious about golf clubs and have a passion for the sport. Along with other well-known golf clubs, the Mashreq metro station is home to the Emirates Golf Club, Montgomerie Golf Club, and Dubai Hills Golf Club. There are numerous opulent hotels available for your stay. Some of them are listed below;

  • Rose Park Hotel Al Barsha – 4-star accommodations with outdoor swimming
  • Cassells Al Barsha Hotel by IGS – Mid-range hotel located 15 minutes walk from the Mall of Emirates
  • Grand Cosmopolitan Hotel – Located 4.5 miles from the Jumeirah Beach
  • Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Barsha – Located close to Ski Dubai and the Mall of the Emirates
  • Holiday Inn Dubai Al Barsha – Located close to the Burj Al Arab [Interlink] with a Poolside bar and a nightclub
  • Donatello Hotel Dubai – Located Midway between Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina
  • Novotel Dubai Al Barsha – a four-star hotel with a lively atmosphere

Last Words

Choose the Mashreq metro station to travel through the Al Barsha and Al Sufouh areas. Like all the metro stations, this one provides a completely convenient journey to the passengers. If you don’t have knowledge about the arrival of your train, collect the information from the real-time display screens.

Important Probes of the Mashreq Metro Station

How many platforms and tracks are there in the layout of the Mashreq metro station?

The layout of the Mashreq metro station contains two side platforms and tracks in which platform 1 leads to the Red Line (up) and the platform leads to the Red Line (Down).

What was the prior name of the Mashreq station located on the Red Line?

The previous good name of the metro station was suggested by Dubai’s RTA when it opened and was known as the Sharaf DG metro station.

Which are the prior and next stations of the Mashreq Metro Station?

The prior and next stations of the Mashreq metro stations are the Dubai Internet City and the Mall of the Emirates located at a distance of 4.7 kilometers and 3.1 kilometers respectively.

Which areas are quickly served by the Mashreq metro station?

Since the Mashreq metro station is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, it is built in a way that it can cover all the nearby areas of the Al Barsha and the Al Sufouh areas.

In which station code does the Mashreq metro station lie?

The station code for the metro station is 33 and it lies in the fare zone of 2 along with the elevated type structure.