Dhaka: Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) has published the new circular of metro train schedule. The notification was published on the official Facebook page of DMTCL on Sunday (November 12).
According to the notification, from Saturday to Thursday, trains will run every 10 minutes from Uttara North Metro Rail Station to Motijheel Metro Rail Station from 7:10 AM to 11:30 PM.
According to the special note, two trains will depart from Uttara North station for Motijheel at 7:10 am and 7:20 am. The two metro trains will stop at all the stations that are currently operational. Both trains can be traveled using the MRT or Rapid Pass.
After that, four additional metro trains will depart from Motijheel Metrorail Station at 11:40 AM, 11:50 AM, 12:00 PM and 12:12 PM and reach Uttara Uttara Station at Bangladesh Secretariat, Farmgate and each subsequent station.
However, only MRT/Rapid Pass users can board these four metro trains. Single journey tickets purchased before 11.30 am on the day of travel can travel on these trains. Single journey tickets cannot be purchased from these three stations after 11:30 am.
The notification said that from Uttara Uttara Metrorail Station to Agargaon Metrorail Station, the headway is 12 minutes during off-peak hours from 11:31 am to 4:00 pm. Headway is 10 minutes during peak hours from 4:10 PM to 8:00 PM.
On a special note, the schedule says that two metro trains at 8:15 PM and 8:30 PM will start from Agargaon Metro Rail Station and continue to Uttara North Metro Rail Station stopping at each Metro Rail Station.
Note that only MRT Pass or Rapid Pass and single journey ticket passengers purchased before 7:45 PM on the day of travel can travel on the two metro trains. After 7:45 PM all ticketing offices and ticketing machines are closed.
The weekly closure on Friday has also been mentioned in the notification.
Bangladesh Time: 0002 hours, November 13, 2023
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