The metro rail will run from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. six days a week from May 31. MAN Siddique, Managing Director of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Ltd, said during a briefing on Thursday (May 18), local media reported. He also said that the weekly closure will be changed from Tuesday to Friday from May 31.
The 12 hours of the new schedule were split into four segments. Trains will run every 10 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (peak hours), every 15 minutes from 11:01 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (off-peak), every 10 minutes from 3:01 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (peak), and every 15 minutes from 6:01 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (off-peak), he added.
Metro rail services will be closed on the day of Eid-ul-Azha.