Dubai announces revised service timings of public transport

On-demand taxi service will be also available during national disinfection hours

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Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has announced revised public transport times, which will apply from May 27.

The changed timings are in line with the easing of movement restrictions in the emirate.

The RTA confirmed that routes would be operational from 7am until midnight from Saturday to Thursday and from 10am until midnight on Fridays until further notice.

Metro services have been limited as part of safety measures to stem the spread of Covid-19. Prior to Wednesday, the red and green lines were operating from 7am to 9pm.

The new schedule for the red and green lines, between Saturday to Thursday, run from 7am to midnight. On Friday, services will operate between 10am and midnight.

From Wednesday, the last journey on the red line from Rashidiya Station to UAE Exchange Station will leave at 10.54pm.

The last journey on the red line from Rashidiya Station to the UAE Exchange Station will begin at 10.54 pm, and the final train in the opposite direction leaves at 10.53pm.

The green line's final train will leave Creek Station for Etisalat Station at 11.21 pm, and the opposite journey leaves at 11.20pm.

While the emirate's stay home order begins at 11pm, public transport will run until midnight to accommodate essential workers.

The RTA will run 54 trains on the red line and 17 trains on the green line during peak hours, serving 46 stations.

Dubai Tram will be in service from Saturday to Thursday from 7am until midnight. The service will start at 10am on Friday.

City buses will run from 6am to 11pm, but the intercity bus service will remain suspended until further notice.

Marine transport will operate from 7am to 10pm. Tourist lines, Dubai Water Canal lines as well as Al Ghubaiba-Sharjah Aquarium Stations line will remain closed.

Taxis will be in service from 6am until midnight. On-demand taxi service will also be available during the national disinfection hours.