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December 20, 2011

Evening Single Track MetroLink Operations Scheduled

Dianne Williams
Director of Communications
314-982-1440

In order to accommodate construction near two MetroLink Stations, Metro will operate trains on
a single track three evenings this week. On Tuesday, December 20, Wednesday, December 21,
and Friday, December 23 beginning at 8 p.m. through the end of service each night, MetroLink
will implement single track operations near the Grand and/or East Riverfront MetroLink
Stations.

Blue Line service will be modified to accommodate single tracking. On Tuesday, December 20,
Blue Line trains will ONLY operate from the Civic Center MetroLink Station to the Shrewsbury
MetroLink Station. On Wednesday, December 21 and Friday, December 23 Blue Line trains will
ONLY operate from Forest Park MetroLink Station to the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station.

SERVICE DETAILS FOR EACH NIGHT FOLLOW

Tuesday, December 20
Starting at 8 p.m. until the end of service, Red Line trains will operate on a single track at the East
Riverfront MetroLink Station. Red Line service will not be affected.

Blue Line trains will only operate from the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station to the Civic Center
MetroLink Station. Blue Line customers should allow 10 extra minutes for their commutes.

Westbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Fairview Heights and the Civic Center
MetroLink Stations should board a Red Line train to the Civic Center MetroLink Station to transfer to a
Blue Line train.

Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Civic Center MetroLink Station and the
Fairview Heights MetroLink Station should board a Red Line train at Civic Center to continue
eastbound.

Wednesday, December 21
Starting at 8 p.m. until the end of service, Red Line trains will operate on a single track through the
areas near the Grand Boulevard Bridge and the East Riverfront Station. Blue Line trains will only
operate from Forest Park MetroLink Station to the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station. Red Line and
Blue Line customers should plan for longer commute times.
Customers are reminded that the Grand MetroLink Station remains closed during construction.

Westbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Fairview Heights station and the Central West
End station should board a Red Line train to Forest Park to transfer to a Blue Line train.

Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Central West End station and the Fairview
Heights station should board a Red Line train at Forest Park to continue eastbound.

Blue Line passengers traveling east of the Forest Park MetroLink Station should plan for 15 to 20
minute delays. Red Line customers can expect delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

Beginning with the 7:21 p.m. westbound Red Line train departing from the Shiloh-Scott
MetroLink Station, all westbound trains will be delayed five minutes from the posted schedule
times. For example, the 7:21 p.m. train will depart Shiloh-Scott at 7:26 p.m.

Friday, December 23
Starting at 8 p.m. until the end of service, Red Line trains will operate on a single track through the
area of the Grand Boulevard Bridge. Red Line and Blue Line customers should plan for longer
commute times. Customers are reminded that the Grand MetroLink Station remains closed for
construction.

Blue Line trains will only operate from Forest Park MetroLink Station to the Shrewsbury
MetroLink Station.

Westbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Fairview Heights station and the Central West
End station should board a Red Line train to Forest Park to transfer to a Blue Line train.

Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Central West End station and the Fairview
Heights station should board a Red Line train at Forest Park to continue eastbound.

Blue Line passengers traveling east of the Forest Park MetroLink Station should plan for 15 to 20
minute delays. Red Line customers can expect delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

Beginning with the 7:21 p.m. westbound Red Line train departing from the Shiloh-Scott
MetroLink Station, all westbound trains will be delayed five minutes from the posted schedule
times. For example, the 7:21 p.m. train will depart Shiloh-Scott at 7:26 p.m.

Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at www.metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section or by
calling Customer Service at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday.

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