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Nov 29 2020

RTA service timing during 49th National Day, Commemoration Day holiday

an image of Dubai Tram

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced an update to the timings of its services during the 49th National Day and the Commemoration Day holiday. The revised service timing cover customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, metro, tram, marine transport, and service provider centres (technical testing of vehicles). RTA also requested the public to necessarily abiding by Coronavirus precautions.  

The Service Provider Centres will close from Tuesday, 1st December to Thursday 3rd December 2020, and resume business on Saturday, 5th December 2020. Customer Happiness Centres will close from Tuesday, 1st December to Thursday, 3rd December 2020, and resume business on Sunday, 6th December 2020. The Smart Customer Happiness Centres at Umm Al Ramool, Deira, Al-Barsha, and RTA Head Office will continue operation 24/7 hours as usual. 

During the holiday, the Red Line of Dubai Metro will operate from 05:00 am to 01:00 am (of the following day), the Green Line of Dubai Metro will operate from 05:30 am to 01:00 am (of the following day), and the Dubai Tram will operate from 06:00 am to 01:00 am (of the following day).

The Public Buses (Dubai Bus) timings will only be for Tuesday, 1st December to Wednesday, 2nd December as follows: Main Stations (including Gold Souq Station) will operate from 04:25 am to 00:29 am (past midnight). Al-Ghubaiba Station from 04:14 am to 00:58 am (past midnight). Sub-stations (including Satwa Station) will start from 04:45 am to 11:00 pm except for Route C01 which will be operating around-the-clock from Satwa. Al-Qusais Station from 04:31 am to 00:08 am (past midnight). Al Quoz Industrial Station from 05:05 am to 11:35 pm, and Jebel Ali Station from 04:58 am to 11:30 pm.

The Metro Link Bus Service at Rashidiya, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa, Abu Hail, and Etisalat will be in service from 05:00 am to 01:10 am (of the following day). (Note: The timing of all Metro Link services is synchronised with the metro timetables. 

The Inter-city Bus and Commercial Coaches will be operating as follows: Subsidiary stations, such as the Union Square, from 04:25 am to 11:00 pm, Etisalat Metro Station from 05:00 am to 11:00 pm, and Abu Hail Metro Station from 06:00 am to 11:00 pm. The timing of External Stations will be as follows: Jubail at Sharjah from 05:30 am to 11:30 pm, Hatta from 05:30 am to 09:30 pm, and Ajman from 05:15 am to 11:00 pm. 

The Marine Transport will operate as follows: The Water Bus will operate at Marina Stations (Marina Mall, Marina Walk, Marina Terrace, Marina Promenade) from 12:00 (noon) up to 00:00 (midnight). 

The Traditional Abra will operate during the holiday as follows: (Dubai Old Souq - Baniyas) and (Al Seef – Baniyas) from 10:00 am to 1:00 am (of the following day). (Sheikh Zayed Road stations in both directions), (Dubai Old Souq-Baniyas, Deira Old Souq- Sabkha-Al Fahidi-Al Seef in both directions) from 04:00 pm to 11:00 pm, (Old Deira Souq-Sabkha-Al Fahidi) from 10:00 am to 12:30 am (past midnight), and Jadaf-Dubai Festival Mall from 08:00 am to 00:00 (midnight).  

The Ferry will run service as follows: (Al Ghubaiba-Dubai Water Canal-Dubai Marina Mall): at 11.00 am, 01:00 pm and 06:30 pm. Marina Mall Station (both directions): at 05:00 pm, and Al Ghubaiba Station (both directions): at 05:00 pm, Dubai Water Canal Station to Dubai Marina Mall at 01:50 pm and 07:20 pm, and Dubai Water Canal Station to Al Ghubaiba Station at 02:05 pm and 07:35 pm.  

All public parking areas in Dubai, except for multi-level parking terminals, will be for free during the holiday (Tuesday, 1st December to Thursday 3rd December 2020).

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