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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 June 2018

Free parking and adjusted public transport timings for UAE National Day in Dubai

The RTA announced the changes to public transport timings on Monday ahead of the long weekend

Dubai's RTA announced adjusted timings for public transport ahead of the long weekend. Courtesy RTA
Dubai's RTA announced adjusted timings for public transport ahead of the long weekend. Courtesy RTA

Parking will be free from Thursday, November 30, to Sunday, December 3, across Dubai to mark the Prophet’s Birthday, Commemoration Day and the UAE’s 46th National Day.

All paid parking zones will be free, except at multi-level parking lots, until Monday, December 4, when fees will be reactivated.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority made the announcement on Monday along with adjusted timings for all public transport.

Dubai Metro:

On Thursday, November 30, Red Line stations will operate from 5am to 1am the following day. Green Line stations will also run until 1am but start at 5.30am on Thursday.

On Friday, December 1, Red Line and Green Line stations will be open between 10am and 1am.

On Saturday and Sunday, December 2 and 3, the Red Line service will run from 5am to midnight with the Green Line stations running between 5.30am and 12am.

Dubai Tram:

The Tram will operate from 6am on Thursday to 1am on Friday, only to reopen between 9am and 1am. On Saturday and Sunday, the tram will operate between 6am and 1am.

Dubai Bus:

Main Bus Stations such as Gold Souk will operate from 5am to 00.29am. Al Ghubaiba Station will be in service from 5am to 00.10am.

Sub-stations such as Satwa will start from 5am and run until 11.35pm except for Route C01, which operates, round-the-clock.

The bus service will run at Al Qusais Station from 4.30am to midnight, and at Al Quoz Industrial Station from 5am to 11.30pm.

The service at Jebel Ali Station will start at 5am, continuing to midnight.

For a full list of timings, visit the RTA website.

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