Photo Gallery Dubai's Luxury Metro

It is the longest automated metro in the world and comes complete with luxury compartments and air conditioning. They don't do things by halves in Dubai -- and the grand new public transport system is particularly welcome news in a recession. The only problem: How do you lure sheiks out of their sports cars in a country where gas costs 25 cents a liter?
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Foto: Kamran Jebreili/ AP
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Foto: AFP
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Foto: STR/ REUTERS
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Foto: KARIM SAHIB/ AFP
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Foto: A2800 epa Haider/ dpa
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Foto: MARWAN NAAMANI/ AFP
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Foto: A9999 Nakheel/Paul Macleod/ dpa
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Foto: A2800 epa Haider/ dpa