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Metrorail stations, new Schedule, ticket price & all other information (MRT Line 6)

by EduportalBD Team

LAST UPDATED: JAN 10, 2024

Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated Metrorail (MRT Line-6) on 28 December 2022. And through this, a new milestone has been added to the history of Bangladesh. Metrorail project was taken up in 2012 to avoid traffic jams in Dhaka city. Metrorail started working in 2017. 33 thousand 472 crore taka are being spent on the construction of metro rail.

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Metrorail Project at a Glance

Metrorail Fare List and ticket price

Metrorail minimum fare is Tk.20. After that after every two stations the fare will be added by 10 taka. The fare from Uttara station to Agargaon will be 60 taka. Click and use the calculator below to find out how much the fare is at any station in Dhaka Metrorail.

How to get metro rail ticket card

Initially, cards for permanent and single journeys have to be purchased from the metro rail station. Later can be recharged / purchased at various banks and online. There are two types of Metrorail tickets cards.

Some more information regarding tickets/cards:

What to do if Metrorail pass / ticket card is lost?

If the MRT Pass is lost or damaged, the registered cardholder must pay a deposit and receive a new MRT Pass. In this case the unused amount will be automatically transferred to the new MRT Pass. If the MRT Pass is lost, the illegal use of the registered card can be stopped by informing the TOM operator of the nearest station.

Dhaka Metrorail stations, routes and map

Station
Uttara North
Uttara Center
Uttara South
Pallabi
Mirpur-11
Mirpur-10
Kazipara
Shewrapara
Agargaon
Bijoy Sarawni
Framgate
Karwan Bazar
Shahbag
Dhaka University
Bangladesh Secretariat
Motijheel

Dhaka metro rail off day and schedule time

According to the new schedule, the metro rail will run from 8 am to 8 pm from May 31.

For the first few days after the inauguration, the Metrorail ran from 8.30 am to 2 pm. However, it has been decided to extend the period from 31 May 2023 to 8 pm instead of 12 noon.


Security system of Metrorail

The country’s first woman metro rail driver

The country’s first woman metro rail driver is Maryam Afiza of Karpara Union of Ramganj Upazila of Laxmipur. He passed his post graduation from Noakhali University of Science and Technology Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

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Names of Japanese Engineers at Metrorail Stations

Seven Japanese engineers were killed on 01 July 2016 while working on the Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit project. The names of these seven engineers are:

  1. Hashimoto Hideki
  2. Kurosaki Nobuhiro
  3. Ogasawara Koyo
  4. Okamuro Makoto
  5. Sakai Yuko
  6. Shimodaira Rui
  7. Tanaka Hiroshi

In tribute to them, their names are engraved on stones in three languages ​​(Bengali, English and Japanese) at Metrorail stations. metro rail japaneese engineer

Metrorail Exhibition and Information Centre

There is a Metrorail exhibition and information center at Uttara Diabari in Dhaka. Its schedule and other information is given below

Punishment for damage to Metrorail

  1. Obstructing the construction, development, operation and maintenance of Metrorail: shall be punishable with imprisonment for one year or with fine not exceeding 5 lakh taka or with both.

  2. Entry into reserved area of ​​Metrorail without permission: Imprisonment for five years or fine not exceeding Tk 50 lakh or both.

  3. Any act which endangers the safety of Metrorail or passengers: Imprisonment for five years or fine not exceeding Tk 50 lakh or both.

  4. Forging metro rail ticket or pass: 10 years imprisonment or fine of one crore taka or both.

  5. Obstructing inspector in performance of duty, furnishing misleading information: Imprisonment for two years with fine not exceeding Tk 10 lakh or with both.

  6. Metro rail travel without ticket or pass: 10 times fine of fare. Imprisonment for 6 months without fine.

  7. In case of crimes under 32, 33, 34, 37, 38 and 40 of this law (Act No. 59 of 29) can be tried by mobile court.

Metrorail tickets are VAT free

No VAT on metro rail tickets till June 30, 2024. The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has taken this decision to withdraw Value Added Tax (VAT).

Advertising campaign inside Metrorail

The agreement between Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited and advertising agency Mediacom Limited was signed on September 14, 2023 for advertising campaign activities within Metrorail. Through this agreement, Mediacom Limited has been allowed to carry out advertising campaign activities exclusively within Metrorail.

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