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May 11, 2018

MetroLink Work Scheduled May 14-20

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers May 14-20.

MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations during the following times:

  • Monday through Wednesday, May 14, May 15; & May 16: From 8 p.m. to end of service
  • Friday, May 18: From 11:30 p.m. to end of service
  • Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20: From beginning of service until end of service

During these times, 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 Station to transfer to a Blue Line train and continue their westbound trips. Eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue their eastbound trips.

Red Line MetroLink passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes. Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring between Red Line and Blue Line trains.

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

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Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 83 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 37 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is one of five enterprises operated by Bi-State Development

 

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