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Metro rail runs for 12 hours from Wednesday

Metro rail runs for 12 hours from Wednesday

Commuters can use the Dhaka metro rail for 12 hours from Wednesday (May 31). The metro rail will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the Uttara-Agargaon route.

The metro rail will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., six days a week, from Wednesday (May 31). As per the new schedule, the weekly closure of the service will be Friday, instead of Tuesday.

During the designated peak hours, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and 3.01 p.m to 6 p.m., trains will arrive at the stations every 10 minutes in both directions.

Earlier, the operating hours of Dhaka Metro Rail was 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

On Dec 28, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the country’s first elevated metro rail, setting a milestone in the communication history.