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July 6, 2015

MetroLink Work Scheduled July 6 – July 12

MetroLink riders are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes this week as work on the light rail system may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line passengers. MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Clayton and Forsyth MetroLink Stations during several evenings this week, and on Sunday morning, July 12, Blue Line trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Stations, and Red Line trains will operate on a single track at the Stadium, 8th & Pine, Convention Center and Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Stations.

Monday through Friday (July 6 – July 10) and Sunday (July 12) from 8 p.m. until end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Clayton and Forsyth MetroLink Stations.

  • Blue Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Red Line service will not be affected.

On Sunday (July 12) from the beginning of service until 10 a.m., Blue Line MetroLink trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station and the Forest-Park DeBaliviere MetroLink Station, and Red Line MetroLink trains will operate on a single track at the Stadium, 8th & Pine, Convention Center and Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Stations.

  • Passengers traveling in BOTH directions will need to board MetroLink from the WESTBOUND platform at the Stadium, 8th & Pine, Convention Center and Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Stations.
  • Westbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train between the Fairview Heights and Central West End MetroLink Stations and travel to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station to connect with a westbound Blue Line train. Eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue their trips eastbound.
  • Red Line passengers 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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