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How long does the metro rail run in cities around the world?

  • New York metro rail runs 24/7
  • Metro rail operates from 5am to 11:30pm in Delhi
  • Runs from 7am to 10:30pm in Kolkata
Update : 21 Jan 2024, 12:33 AM

Dhaka metro rail has started running on a new schedule from Saturday. Now it will run daily from 7:10am to 8:40pm from Uttara to Motijheel.

 Let's know how long the metro rail runs in the big cities of different countries of the world.

New York

New York is the busiest city in the world. That is why it is said, this city never sleeps. And the metro rail of New York never sleeps as well. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Three other cities in the United States- Chicago, Jersey City, and Philadelphia - also have metro rails running 24 hours a day.


Metro rail in Washington DC does not run 24 hours a day. The city's metro rail operates from Monday to Thursday, from 5am to 12am. On Fridays, it runs from 5am to 1am, on Saturdays from 7am to 1am and on Sundays from 7am to 12am.


In London, the capital of the United Kingdom, the metro rail operates 24 hours only on Fridays and Saturdays of the week. On the remaining days, it runs from morning to midnight.


In Paris, the capital of France, the metro rail operates from Sunday to Thursday from 6am to 1:15am and on Fridays and Saturdays until 2:30am.


Metro rail in Delhi, the capital of India, operates from 5am to 11:30pm.


In India's commercial capital, Mumbai, metro rail operates from 5am to 11:30pm.


Metro rail runs from 7am to 10:30pm in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal.


Metro rail in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, operates from 5am to 1am.


Even in Beijing, the capital of China, the metro rail runs from 5am to 12pm.


Metro rail in Moscow, the capital of Russia, operates from 5:30am to 1am.


Berlin, the capital of Germany, has a 24-hour metro rail service only on weekends. On other days, the metro operates from 4am to 1am.


Metro rail in Rome, the capital of Italy, operates from Sunday to Thursday from 5:30am to 11:30pm. On Fridays and Saturdays, metro rail runs till half past midnight.

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