The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the timing of its entire services during the Eve and New Year’s holiday on Saturday (31 December 2016) and Sunday (1 January 2017) covering customers happiness centers, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai metro and tram, marine transit modes, driving institutes and vehicles testing & registration centers.
Moaza Al Marri, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communication at the RTA, said, “All happiness service centers will be off duty during the New Year’s Eve and the New Year’s holiday. Accordingly, all paid parking zones in the Emirate of Dubai will be free of charge on Sunday 1 January 2017, except for the Fish Market parking lots and the multi-level parking terminal. The parking fees system will be reactivated starting from Monday 2 Jan 2017.”
“During the holiday of the New Year, the Red Line of the Dubai Metro service on Saturday Dec 31st 2016 will start from 05:30 am and continue up to 12:00 midnight. On Sunday 01 January 2017, stations will start from 12:01 just past midnight to 12:00 midnight,” added Al Marri.
“The service of the Green Line on Saturday Dec 31st 2016 will start from 05:50 am and continue up to 12:00 midnight, and on Sunday 01 January 2017, it will operate from 12:01 just past midnight to up to 12:00 midnight. The Express Metro service will be off duty on Sunday 01 January 2017.”
“The Dubai Tram services on Saturday Dec 31st 2016 will start from 06:30 and continue up to 12:00 midnight, and on Sunday 01 January 2017, it will operate from 12:01 just past midnight up to 01:00 am of Monday 2nd Jan 2017,” continued Al Marri…see more