Updated (June 19): Scheduled track maintenance at our College and Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Stations has been added Sunday (June 21).
MetroLink riders are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes next week (June 15-21) as maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line passengers. The Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station will be closed June 20-21 due to construction work on the DeBaliviere Bridge and that will impact service. Some MetroLink passengers will be transported by bus shuttles between the Central West End, Forest Park-DeBaliviere, Delmar Loop and Skinker Stations.
To accommodate work crews Monday through Thursday (June 15-18), MetroLink will operate on a single track at the:
Monday through Thursday (June 15-18) and Sunday (June 21) from 8 p.m. until end of service, regular Red Line MetroLink service will end at the College MetroLink Station. Customers who normally park at the Shiloh-Scott Station are encouraged to park at the College Station on the affected dates to avoid delays after 8 p.m.
Wednesday (June 17) from 8 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station.
Thursday (June 18) from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere, Delmar Loop, University City-Big Bend and Skinker Stations.
Saturday and Sunday (June 20-21) from beginning of service until end of service, the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station will be closed due to bridge construction work for the Loop Trolley project. MetroLink will provide Station Shuttle service between the Skinker, Delmar Loop, Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Central West End Stations. MetroLink riders should allow for 30-minute delays.
MetroLink will operate 20-minute service from the:
Transferring to the MetroLink Station Shuttles:
• Westbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Fairview Heights Station and the Central West End Station should board a Red Line train to the Central West End Station. From there, they will board the MetroLink Station Shuttle to the Skinker Station to resume their westbound trips on the MetroLink Blue Line.
• Passengers traveling westbound on the Red Line between the Shiloh-Scott Station and the Central West End Station, will board the MetroLink Station Shuttle at the Central West End Station and travel to the Delmar Loop Station to resume their westbound MetroLink Red Line trips.
• Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 Station and the Skinker Station will get off the train at Skinker. There, they will catch the MetroLink Station Shuttle to the Central West End Station, where they will resume their eastbound trips on a Red Line train.
• Eastbound Red Line passengers traveling between Lambert Airport Terminal #1 and the Delmar Loop Station will get off the train at the Delmar Loop Station. There, they will catch the MetroLink Station Shuttle to the Central West End Station, where they can resume their eastbound trips on a Red Line train.
MetroLink Station Shuttles serving the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station will pick up and drop off on Pershing Avenue at DeBaliviere Avenue, just north of the station.
Regular MetroLink service is expected to resume by the start of service on Monday, June 22.
Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at www.metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section or by calling Metro Transit Information Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345.
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.