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April 10, 2015

MetroLink Work Scheduled April 13-16

Update (as of 3:10 p.m. April 15): Scheduled track maintenance is cancelled for Wednesday, April 15.

MetroLink trains will operate on one track next week at several stations to accommodate crews who are preparing to tear down the DeBaliviere Bridge at Forest Park Parkway. Due to possible brief delays in service, MetroLink customers are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes on the Red Line and Blue Line. Some passengers may also need to board trains from the other platform during this work. MetroLink will operate on a single track at these stations:

  • University City-Big Bend MetroLink Station
  • Skinker MetroLink Station
  • Delmar Loop MetroLink Station
  • Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station


On Monday and Tuesday (April 13 & April 14) from 8:00 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station.

  • Passengers traveling in BOTH directions will have to board MetroLink trains from the westbound platform.
  • Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

On Thursday (April 16) from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the University City-Big Bend, Skinker, Delmar Loop, and  Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Stations.

  • Passengers boarding MetroLink at these stations should look for signs indicating which platform is open during this period. Passengers traveling in BOTH directions will have to board MetroLink trains from the DESIGNATED platforms.
  • Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

 

Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at  www.metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section.

 

About Bi-State Development Agency

 

The Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) is the operator of the Metro public transportation system for the St. Louis region, which includes the 87 vehicle, 46-mile MetroLink light rail system; 379 MetroBus vehicle fleet that operates on 77 MetroBus routes; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 120 vans. BSDA also owns and operates St. Louis Downtown Airport and its surrounding industrial business park, and the Gateway Arch Riverboats, as well as operates the Gateway Arch Revenue Collections Center and Gateway Arch Transportation System. The region’s new freight district also will be operated by BSDA.

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