Plan your Dubai NYE travel as metro, tram timings are announced

Roads and Transport Authority announces timings of its services over holiday period; most parking free on Sunday

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the timing of its services during the New Year holiday on Saturday and Sunday.

The Red Line of the Dubai Metro service will start on Saturday from 5.30am and continue throughout the New Year celebrations to midnight on Sunday.

The service of the Green Line will start at 5.50am on Saturday with operations going non-stop until midnight on Sunday. The Express Metro service will be off duty on Sunday.

Metro station feeder bus services at Al Rashidiya, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Burj Khalifa, Etisalat and Abu Hail, will run from 5am up to 12.20am the following day. The timing of the feeder service will match the timing of the metro service.

Dubai Tram services will start from 6.30am on Saturday and continue through to 1am of Monday.

All paid parking zones in Dubai will be free of charge on Sunday, except for the Fish Market parking lots and the multi-level parking terminal.

The parking fees system will be reactivated starting from Monday.

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