Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced new timings for paid parking, metro services, and customer service centres during the holy month of Ramadan.
According to the RTA, public parking fees will apply from 8am to 6pm and from 8pm to 12 midnight, Monday to Saturday. The TECOM area parking (with code F) will have the same timings from 8am to 6pm. The multi-level parking terminals will operate on a 24-hour system.
In addition, the Dubai Metro will operate from 5am to 12 midnight from Monday to Thursday during Ramadan. On Fridays, trains will run from 5am to 1am, while on Saturdays, the timings are from 5am to 12 midnight. On Sundays, the trains will operate from 8am to 12 midnight.
The Dubai Tram will run from 6am to 1am, Monday to Saturday, and from 9am to 1am on Sundays. Bus stations will be open from 6am to 1am.
The RTA has also announced changes to the timings of its customer service centres during Ramadan. The service timing of these centres will be 9am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 12 noon on Fridays. However, the Smart Customer Happiness Centres at Umm Ramool, Al Manara, Deira, Al Barsha, and the RTA Head Office will operate as usual around the clock.
For vehicle testing centres, the timings are as follows: Tasjeel Jebel Ali will operate from Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 7am to 4pm, and on Fridays from 7am to 12 noon. Hatta will operate from Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 8am to 3pm, and on Fridays from 8pm to 12 midnight.
The timings for the other testing centres, including Al Mutakamela Al Quoz, Wasel Al Jaddaf, Nad Al Hamar, Tamam Al Kindi, Cars Al Mamzar, Cars Deira, Tasjeel Discovery, Al Aweer, AutoPro Al Satwa, AutoPro Al Mankhool, Tasjeel Al Tawar, Tasjeel Al Qusais, Tasjeel Al Barsha, and Tasjeel Al Warsan, are as follows: Monday to Thursday and Saturday morning shift from 8am to 4pm, evening shift from 8pm to 12 midnight; Friday morning shift from 8am to 12 noon, and Friday evening shift from 8pm to 12 midnight.
For Shamil Al Adhed, Shamil Muhaisnah, Shamil Nad Al Hamar, Shamil Al Qusais, Tajdeed, Wasl Al Arabi Center, Al Mumayaz Al Barsha, Al Mumayaz Al Mizhar, Tasjeel Motor City, Tasjeel Arabian City, Al Yalayes, Al Mutakamela, Al Aweer, and Quick, the timings will be as follows: Monday to Thursday and Saturday, the morning shift is from 8am to 4pm, while the evening shift is from 8pm to 12 midnight. The Friday morning shift is from 8am to 12 midday, while the evening shift is from 8pm to 12 midnight.
The RTA has urged residents and visitors to abide by the timings and cooperate with the staff to ensure smooth and efficient services during the holy month of Ramadan.