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August 28, 2015

MetroLink Work Scheduled August 31 – September 6

MetroLink riders are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes next week as maintenance work to replace wooden ties on the MetroLink system may result in delays for some Red Line passengers. To accommodate crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the UMSL South, UMSL North, North Hanley and Lambert Airport Terminal #2 MetroLink Stations. 

On Monday and Tuesday (August 31 & September 1) from 11:30 p.m. until end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the North Hanley, UMSL North and UMSL South MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes during this single-track operation.
  • Blue Line service will not be impacted.                                            

On Wednesday and Thursday (September 3 & 4) from 11:30 p.m. until end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Lambert Airport Terminal #2 MetroLink Station.

  • Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes during this single-track operation.
  • Blue Line service will not be impacted.

On Friday and Saturday (September 4 & 5) from 11:30 p.m. until end of service, and on Saturday and Sunday mornings (September 5 & 6) from the beginning of service until 8 a.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track at the North Hanley, UMSL North and UMSL South MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes during this single-track operation.
  • Blue Line service will not be impacted.

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

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Metro is the operator of the St. Louis region’s public transportation system, which includes the 87 vehicle, 46-mile MetroLink light rail system; 391 MetroBus vehicle fleet that operates on 77 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 120 vans. Metro is an enterprise of Bi-State Development (BSD), which also owns and operates St. Louis Downtown Airport and its surrounding industrial business park; the Gateway Arch Riverboats, as well as operates the Gateway Arch Revenue Collections Center and Gateway Arch trams. BSD also operates the Bi-State Development Research Institute and the Regional Freight District.

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