Dubai’s public transport services are operating as per a revised schedule from today.
The timings have been updated due to the changes in the national disinfection programme.
According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Metro services will run between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm.
The last train on the Red Line from Al Rashidiya station will depart at 7:54 pm, while it’ll leave at 7:53 pm from the UAE Exchange station.
Meanwhile, the last service on the Green Line will start from the Creek station at 8:21 pm, and from the Etisalat station at 8:20 pm.
The service frequency during peak hours will be 2:38 minutes on the Red Line and 5 minutes on the Green Line.
#RTA has updated the service hours of #publictransport means (metro, tram, buses, marine transport, taxis, and shared transport) as well as customer happiness centres and centres of service providers, as of today 20 May 2020. #We_Are_All_Responsible #RTANews pic.twitter.com/3gKMY2Enix— RTA (@rta_dubai) May 19, 2020
Dubai Tram services will start at 7:00 am and end at 9:00 pm, while marine transport means will operate on seven lines from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm.
Tourist lines on the Dubai Water Canal as well as Al Ghubaiba-Sharjah Aquarium Stations will remain closed.
Public bus services within the city will operate between 6:00 am and 8:00 pm.
During the national disinfection hours, there will be 74 buses operating on 13 routes to serve 19 public and private hospitals: 8, 10, 12, A13, 17, C01, C07, F18, F21, F34, F43 and X23.
The taxi fleet, comprising 10,936 vehicles and about 7,000 limos, will be on regular service from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, while 2,000 taxis will be deployed during the national disinfection hours.
Customers can book their rides via Careem and Uber apps. Shared transport will be available through U drive and Ekar from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.
The RTA’s Umm Al Ramool, Deira and Al Barsha customer happiness centres as well as 20 centres of service providers will be open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, but will remain closed during the Eid holidays.
The new timings conform to the revised national sterilisation programme from 08:00 pm to 06:00 am (of the following day). #RTA will apply all preventive and proactive health measures highlighted by observing physical distancing in transit means, stations, and centres. #RTANews— RTA (@rta_dubai) May 19, 2020