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TRANSPORT GUIDE: Timings and all you need to know about Dubai transport

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Mar. 30, 20 | 7:40 am

All public transport services in Dubai, except certain public buses, will be suspended when the Ministry of Health and Prevention and the Ministry of Interior undertakes sterilization program from 8pm-6am until April 5, Sunday.

Dubai Metro and Dubai trams services are only open from 7am – 7pm, the Road and Transport Authority in Dubai announced.

The National Disinfection Programme runs from 8pm-6am daily until April 5.

The schedule of the last journey of transport services during the disinfection period are:
• Dubai Metro – Red Line: 6:02pm from Rashidiya Station to UAE Exchange Station
• Dubai Metro – Red Line: 6:02pm from UAE Exchange Station to Rashidiya Station
• Dubai Metro – Green Line: 6:13pm Creek Station to Etisalat Station
• Dubai Metro – Green Line: 6:17pm Etisalat Station to Creek Station
• Intercity bus service: 4pm Abu Dhabi to Fujairah
• Intercity bus service: 5pm Ajman to Sharjah

Taxi services will be limited, and only via Careem and Uber apps during the disinfection hours.

Likewise, all marine transport services including open, air-conditioned, ferry and water taxi from Abras, Ferry and Water Taxi were also be required to cease operations until 30th April 2020.

Public buses will operate on 13 routes that serve 19 public hospitals every 30 minutes:
• 8
• 10
• 12
• A13
• 17
• 24
• C01
• C07
• F18
• F21
• F34
• F43
• X23

Only medical workers from these hospitals and patients are allowed to leave and take the public buses during the disinfection period:
• Rashid Hospital in Oud Metha
• Iranian Hospital in Al Wasl
• Zulekha Hospital in Al Qusais
• Dubai Hospital on Al Khaleej Road Deira
• Baraha Hospital in Al Baraha Deira
• Latifa Hospital in Al Jadaf NMC Hospital in Al Qusais
• American Hospital in Oud Metha
• Saudi German Hospital in Al Barsha
• and several hospitals in Healthcare City including Emirates Speciality Hospital, Dubai Dental Hospital, BR Medical Suites, Sapphire Day Surgery Centre, American Heart Center, Dr Riadh Hospital, Emirates Integra Medical & Surgery Centre, Medclinic City Hospital, and Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital

“RTA calls on public transit riders to cooperate with supervisors deployed at stations, metro and tram carriages and drivers of public buses and taxis. Passengers are also urged to use personal protective equipment while riding public buses or moving around public areas. Community members are also recommended to observe safe distances from each other as per the prevention guidelines and instructions issued,” the RTA said.

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