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Dubai reveals adjusted public transport timings for New Year's and free parking

Parking will be free of charge on January 1 and public transport will run on a holiday schedule

The city's public transport network has never been busier. Courtesy: RTA
The city's public transport network has never been busier. Courtesy: RTA

Parking will be free of charge on Tuesday, January 1 across Dubai to celebrate the New Year.

All paid parking zones will be without charge, except at multi-level car parks, until Wednesday January 2.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority made the announcement on Wednesday along with adjusted timetables for public transport.

Dubai Metro:

From Monday, December 31, Red Line stations will operate from 5am to midnight the following day. Green Line stations will also run until midnight but start at 5.30am.

Dubai Tram:

The tram will operate from 6am to 1am on Monday and Tuesday.

Dubai Bus:

From January 1, main bus stations such as Gold Souk will be open from 4.25am until 12.29am the next day. Al Ghubaiba Station will be open from 4.14am to 12.33am the next day.

Sub-stations such as Al Satwa will open from 5am until 11pm. Route C01 from Al Satwa will continue to operate round-the-clock.

Bus services will run from Al Qusais Station from 5am on January 1 to 11.45pm, and at Al Quoz Industrial Station from 5am to 11.35pm.

The service from Jebel Ali Station will start at 5am and finish at 11.30pm.

For a full list of public transport times, visit the RTA website.


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