RTA Dubai announces new public transport timings after ease of restrictions

What you need to know about metro, tram, buses and marine transport timings

RTA Dubai announces new public transport timings after ease of restrictions

With businesses in Dubai reopening from 6am until 11pm as of Wednesday May 27, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has updated public transport timings.

The new timings extend the operating hours of services including the Dubai metro, tram, buses, marine transport and taxis, in line with new movement update from 6am until 11pm.

For the Dubai metro, Red and Green lines will operate from 7am until midnight frim Saturday to Thursday, while Friday timings are from 10am until midnight.

For the Red line, the last journey from Rashidiya Station will start at 10.54pm, and the last journey from the UAE Exchange at 10:53pm. As for the Green line, the last journey from the Creek Station is at 11.21pm, and the last journey from Etisalat Metro Station starts at 11.20pm.

The Dubai Tram will operate from Saturday to Thursday from 7am to midnight, and on Friday from 10am to midnight.

As for city bus services, 902 buses will start operating on 142 routes from 6am to 11pm, while suring the National Sterilisation Programme, 74 buses will be operating on routes 8, 10, 12, A13, 17, C01, C07, F18, F21, F34, F43 and X23 – serving 19 public and private hospitals.

As for Marine transport, seven lines will be operating from 7am until 10pm, while Tourist lines, Dubai Water Canal lines as well as Al Ghubaiba-Sharjah Aquarium stations line will remain closed.

Taxis services will be from 6am until 11pm, although they will also be operating during national disinfection hours as an on-demand service.

Social distancing rules still apply, and masks must be worn at all times.

With businesses now opening up, cinemas and attractions are now reopening. Find out more right here, and to see what cinemas are open and what they’re showing, click here.

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