The metro rail service between Uttara and Motijheel will be operational till 8pm starting 20 January. Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) authorities confirmed the development on Thursday.
During peak hours, from 7:10am to 11:30am, a metro train will depart from Uttara station for Motijheel every 10 minutes.
With opening of Shahbagh and Karwan Bazar metro rail stations on 31 December, all 16 stations of MRT-6 started to function. But the metro rail currently runs on Agargaon-Motijheel part from 7:30am. On the Uttara-Agargaon route, it operates from 7:30am to 8:30pm.
With the new decision, the train will ply on Uttara-Motijheel from 7:10am to 8:40pm from 20 January.