Trains will run every 10 minutes from 8:00am to 11:00pm, every 15 minutes from 11:01am to 3:00pm, every 10 minutes from 3:01pm to 6:00pm, and every 15 minutes from 6:01pm to 8:00pm
Metro rail has started picking up and dropping passengers at the Kazipara and Mirpur-11 stations
The Metro Rail project has to be used as a guideline for town-planning.
The authorities suspended the operations of metro rail for two hours today "on safety ground" as huge number of doused sky lanterns fell on the overhead electricity lines during last night's New Year celebrations.
The authorities will hold a review meeting on the overall situation of the first-day operation of the metro rail, said MAN Siddique, managing director of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited.
At precisely 1:38pm came the glorious moment. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina waved the green flag and the country’s first-ever metro began to roll, marking a major leap in the Bangladesh’s transport sector.
The maiden journey of metro rail was completed when the train carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and 200 others reached Agargaon from Uttara North.