Mirpur-10 became the fifth metro rail station to be opened to public on Wednesday (Mar 1), two months after the inauguration of the country's first metro rail service in Dhaka. Metro rail has started picking up and dropping passengers at the Mirpur-10 station from Wednesday morning. The station was opened to commuters at 8:30 a.m., local media reported.
It was leartnt that, Dhaka Mass Transit Company Ltd authorities would open all stations between Uttara and Agargaon within March.
The DMTCL would sit four-five days after the opening of the Mirpur-10 station and then announce the dates for opening the remaining four stations within this month. They would start to increase duration of train operation after March and go for full-fledged (morning to midnight) operation from July.
Currently, metro trains are being operated from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. except Tuesdays.