This post was originally published on 24 September 2019.
Qatar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has announced that the Doha Metro Red Line South will now be open for the public during weekends from Friday, 27th September.
From 27 September, the public can use the line regularly from Saturday through Thursday from 06:00 am to 11:00 pm and on Fridays from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Only on this Friday (27th September), the public can use the line from 2:00 pm to 3:00 am. This will benefit people who are planning to watch the IAAF World Championship midnight marathon on 27.
Metrolink and Metroexpress services will be available during these timings. The line, which is under initial test operation, extends from Al Qassar to Al Wakra.
The initial operation includes 13 out of 18 Red Line stations: Al Qassar, DECC, QIC West Bay, Corniche, Al Bidda (Interchange Station), Msheireb (Interchange Station), Al Doha Al Jadeda, Umm Ghawalina, Al Matar Al Qadeem, Oqba Ibn Nafie, Free Zone, Ras Bu Fontas and Al Wakra.