Metro to run from 8:00am to 8:00pm
From now on the metro rail will run from 8:00am to 8:00pm six days a week.
Mahfuz Rahman, manager of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL), confirmed to The Daily Star that the metro rail started following the new schedule from yesterday morning.
As per the new schedule, weekly closure of the metro rail will be changed from Tuesday to Friday.
Trains will run every 10 minutes from 8:00am to 11:00pm (peak hours), every 15 minutes from 11:01am to 3:00pm (off-peak), every 10 minutes from 3:01pm to 6:00pm (peak), and every 15 minutes from 6:01pm to 8:00pm (off-peak), he added.
Earlier, the operating hours of Dhaka Metro Rail was from 8:00am to 2:00pm.
Metro rail services will be closed on the day of Eid-ul-Azha, according to DMTCL.