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January 9, 2015

MetroLink Work Scheduled January 13-18

Rail maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in brief delays for some Red Line and Blue Line passengers next week, so customers are encouraged to allow a little extra time for their commutes. The affected areas of the MetroLink system are:

  • College Station
  • Sunnen Station
  • Maplewood-Manchester Station
  • Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 Station

On Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 13-14) from 9:30 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the College MetroLink Station, and a shuttle train will operate between the College and Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Stations.

  • Westbound Red Line passengers at the Shiloh-Scott Station should board the shuttle train to connect with trains at College Station and continue their trips westbound. Eastbound Red Line passengers traveling to the Shiloh-Scott Station should board the shuttle train at College Station to continue to the Shiloh-Scott Station.  

  • Red Line customers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes. Blue Line service will not be impacted by this work.   

On Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 17 &18) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations. Trains traveling eastbound from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44, Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations will operate 5 minutes ahead of schedule due to the single-track operation.

  • Blue Line customers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes. Red Line service will not be impacted by this work.   

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 75 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, the Gateway and Arch Transportation System, and the Gateway Arch Parking Facility. The region’s new freight district authority also will be operated by BSDA.

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