RTA announces new service timings for New Year's holiday

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Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced revised timings of its entire service offering for New Year's Eve and following holidays.

The revised timings apply to service provider centres (technical testing centres), customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public
buses, metro, tram, marine transit modes as well as driving schools and vehicle testing and registration centres.

Service Provider Centres (technical testing centres)

  • Closed Saturday 1st January 2022 and resume business on Sunday 2nd January 2022

RTA’s Customer Happiness Centres

  • Closed from Thursday 31 December 2021 to Sunday 2nd January 2022 and resume business on Monday 3rd January 2022

Smart customer happiness centres at Umm Ramool, Al Manara, Deira, Al Barsha and RTA Head Office

  • Continue service 24/7 as usual

Public parking spaces

  • Except for multi-level parking terminals, all will be free on Saturday 1st January 2022

Dubai Metro service on both the Red and Green Lines

  • On Friday 31st December 2021 from 08:00 am to 00:00 am (midnight)
  • Saturday 1st January 2022 from 12:00 (midnight) to 02:15 am (of the following day)
  • According the new operating hours, on Sunday Dubai metro will operate from 08:00 am to 01:15 am (of the following day)

Dubai Tram

  • Friday 31st December 2021 from 09:00 am to 00:00 am (midnight)
  • Saturday 1st January 2022 from 12:00 (midnight) to 01:00 am (of the following day).
  • According the new operating hours, on Sunday, the tram shall be in service from 09:00 am to 01:00 am (of the following day)

Public bus (Saturday 1st January 2022)

  • Main Stations, including Gold Souq Station, from 04:50 am to 01:22 am (of the following day), and Al-Ghubaiba Station from 04:26 am to 00:57 am (of the following day)
  • Sub-stations, including Satwa Station, the bus service will run from 04:45 am to 11:50 pm except for Route C01 which will be operating around the clock
  • Al-Qusais Bus Station will be in service from 04:50 am to 00:04 am (of the following day)
  • Al Quoz Industrial Station from 05:02 am to 11:30 pm
  • Jebel Ali Station from 04:58 am to 11:47 pm
  • Metro Link Bus Services at Centre Point, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Burj Khalifa, Abu Hail, and Etisalat shall be synchronised with the metro timetables

Inter-city bus and commercial coaches

  • Main Stations: Al Ghubaiba, from 06:40 am to 10:20 pm, Union Square from 04:25 am to 00:15 am (of the following day), Deira City Centre from 06:40 am to 11:30 pm, Al Sabkha from 06:30 am to 10:30 pm, Etisalat Metro Station from 06:00 am to 09:00 pm, Abu Hail Metro Station from 06:30 am to 10:35 pm, and Hatta Station from 05:30 am to 09:30 pm
  • External stations: Jubail Station at Sharjah from 05:30 am to 11:15 pm, and Ajman route from 05:30 am to 11:00 pm
  • All Inbound trips from Expo Rider Intercity Stations to be suspended at 08:00 pm while All Inbound trips from Expo Rider Dubai Stations to be suspended at 10:00 pm on New Year’s Eve 31 December 2021

Water Bus

  • Friday 31 December 2021: Dubai Marina (BM1) Marina Mall-Marina Walk from 12:00 (at noon) to 08:00 pm. Marina Promenade-Marina Mall Terrace-Marina Walk from 02:00 pm to 08:00 pm. Marina Mall-Blue Waters (BM3) from 04:10 am to 08:00 pm
  • Saturday 1 January 2022: Dubai Marina (BM1) Marina Mall-Marina Walk from 12:00 (at noon) to 11:45 pm. Marina Promenade-Marina Mall Terrace-Marina Walk from 02:00 pm to 10:45 pm. Marina Mall-Blue Waters (BM3) from 04:10 am to 11:45 pm

Abra service

  • Friday 31st December 2021 will be as follows: Dubai Old Souq – Baniyas (CR3), Al Fahidi – Al Sabkha (CR4), Al Fahidi-Deira Old Souq (CR5) and Baniyas - Al Seef (CR6) from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm. Dubai Old Souq – Al Fahidi – Al Seef (CR7) from 03:15 pm to 8:00 pm, Dubai Festival City – Dubai Creek Harbour (CR9) from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Al Jaddaf-Dubai Festival City (BM2) from 08:00 am to 8:00 pm and from 00:30 am (past midnight) to 02:00 am (of the following day)
  • Saturday 1st January 2022 will be as follows: Dubai Old Souq – Baniyas (CR3) from 10:00 am to 11:50 pm, Al Fahidi – Al Sabkha (CR4) and Al Fahidi-Deira Old Souq (CR5) from 10:00 am to 11:45 pm. Baniyas - Al Seef (CR6) from 10:00 am to 00:20 am (past midnight), Dubai Old Souq – Al Fahidi – Al Seef (CR7) from 3:15 pm to 11:05 pm, Dubai Festival City – Dubai Creek Harbour (CR9) from 4:00 pm to 11:55 pm, Al Jaddaf-Dubai Festival City (BM2) from 10:00 am to 11:50 pm and tourist services from Sheikh Zayed Road Station (TR6) from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Dubai Ferry

  • Friday 31st December 2021 as follows: Al Ghubaiba- Dubai Water Canal- Marina Mall (FR1) line at 1:00 pm and the tourist service from Marina Mall (FR4) at 11:30 am and 4:30 pm
  • Saturday 1st January 2022, the Ferry will run service on Al Ghubaiba- Dubai Water Canal- Marina Mall (FR1) line at 01:00 pm and 06:00 pm. The tourist service from Al Seef (FR3), as well as Marina Mall (FR4), will run at 4:30 pm

Water Taxi

  • Friday 31st December 2021 until Saturday 1st January 2022 on-demand from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and clients need to make a prior booking

RTA at the same time always urges the public to abide by precautionary measures and wear face masks while using public transport.

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