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Free parking announced during Eid Al Fitr holidays

- Staff Reporter

DUBAI: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced on Friday that parking will be free during Eid Al Fitr holidays.

The RTA said all public parking will be free of charge (except the multi-level parking terminal), from the 29th of Ramadan till the 3rd of Shawwal (Islamic month), and tariffs will resume on 4th of Shawwal.

Meanwhile, the RTA has also announced the business hours of all services during the holidays covering Customer Happiness Centres, Paid Parking Zones, Public Buses, Dubai Metro & Tram, Marine Transport means, and Service Provider Centres (Vehicle Testing).

Service Providers Centres will be closed during Eid Al Fitr holidays from 29 Ramadan to 3rd Shawwal. Work will resume on 4th Shawwal, provided that Just (Vehicle Testing Service) will be provided only on 29th Ramadan and 3rd Shawwal.

All Customer Happiness Centres will be closed during the holidays, provided that Smart Customers Centres of Umm Ramool, Deira, Barsha, Al Kifaf centres and RTA Head Office will remain operationa­l as usual 24/7.

Dubai Metro will operate from 5:00am to 1:00am on Saturday (April 6), from 8:00am to 1:00am on Sunday, 5:00am to 1:00am from Monday to Saturday, April 8-13 and 8:00am to 12:00 midnight on April 14.

Dubai tram: Monday to Saturday: 6:00 am – 1:00 am (next day), and Sunday: 9:00 am – 1:00 am (next day).

Adjustment­s will be made to the operating hours of Dubai bus and intercity buses during the Eid Al Fitr holidays. To know about the changes during the Eid Al Fitr holidays, please enter the S’hail App.

Marina Mall – Bluewaters (BM3): 4:15pm – 11:25pm, based on demand: 3:00pm – 11:00pm. Customers must place their reservatio­ns in advance.

Dubai Marina (BM1) Marina Mall - Marina Walk: 12:00 pm – 11:05 pm, Marina Promenade - Marina Mall: 3:55 pm – 10:00 pm, Marina Terrace - Marina Walk: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm, and Full Route: 3:55 pm - 9:40 pm.

Timings of Abra during Eid holidays. Dubai Old Souq - Baniyas (CR3): 10:00am – 10:45pm, Al Fahidi - Al Sabkha (CR4): 10:00am – 11:25pm, Al Fahidi - Deira Old Souq (CR5): 10:00am – 11:15pm, Baniyas - Al Seef (CR6): 10:00am – 00:00am, Al Seef – Al Fahidi – Dubai Old Souq (CR7): 3:10pm – 10:55pm, Dubai Festival City - Dubai Creek Harbor (CR9): 4:00pm – 11:50pm, Al Jaddaf - DFC (BM2): 08:00 am – 11:50 pm. Tourist trips (roundtrips) from Sheikh Zayed Road Marine Transport Station (TR6): 4:00pm – 10:15pm.

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