The Doha Metro network will play an instrumental role in facilitating public movement during the temporary closure of the Corniche Road between May 3 and 5 for Eid festival held in Corniche area during Eid Al Fitr. The 37 stations across the Metro network serve key destinations around the city and the Corniche area such as the National Museum, Souq Waqif, Corniche, Al Bidda, West Bay and DECC station.
Passenger can easily reach the 7 stations at the Corniche using the network stations through its three lines. One convenient way to reach the metro network is to use any of the Park & Ride facilities available for public at 12 stations across the Doha Metro network with around 12,000 parking spaces.
For example, on the Red Line Umm Ghuwailina station has a Park& Ride facility with 2,500 parking spaces, Qatar University station has 3,800 parking spaces and Al Messila station on the Green Line has 4,000 parking spaces. These will allow public to park their cars and use the metro to reach their destination without worrying about traffic.
metrolink services will continue to operate from 23 stations and metroexpress from 8 stations during the road closures.
The Lusail Tram also operates through seven stations on the Orange Line in Lusail City. Allowing an easy access to malls, various leisure destinations, gardens and parks, in addition to connecting to Hamad International Airport through the Doha metro.
Qatar Rail had earlier announced the extension the service hours of the metro, tram and accompanying services in response to the demand on services during the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid Al-Fitr holiday and also introduce a daily travel pass for customers.
More information on Metro services and travel during this period is available via the official social media accounts, qr.com.qa, the Doha Metro mobile app, or by calling the Customer Service Center on 105.