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August 22, 2014

MetroLink Work Scheduled August 25-29

Rail maintenance work is scheduled on the MetroLink system next week, and that may result in short delays for some passengers.



To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station MetroLink Station and the Civic Center MetroLink Station starting at 8 p.m. through the end of service Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (August 25-28). Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays. 



Westbound Blue Line passengers boarding between the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station and the Central West End Station should board a Red Line train to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station and transfer to a Blue Line to continue westbound.



Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling to Illinois who board between the Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44 Station and the Skinker MetroLink Station will need to transfer to a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue eastbound. Eastbound Blue Line customers boarding between the Central West End Station and the Fairview Heights Station will also need to board an eastbound Red Line train for their trips.   



On Friday night (August 29), starting at 11:30 p.m. through the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station MetroLink Station and the Civic Center MetroLink Station. Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays.



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



The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro (BSDA/Metro) 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; 390 MetroBus vehicle fleet that operates on 75 MetroBus routes; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 120 vans. BSDA/Metro 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, the Gateway Arch Transportation System, and the Gateway Arch Parking Facility.

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