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November 6, 2015

MetroLink Work Scheduled November 9 – 14

MetroLink maintenance work scheduled November 9-14 may result in minor delays for some Red Line and Blue Line passengers, with Blue Line trains only operating between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Stations (except for Friday evening).

Monday through Thursday (November 9 – 12) from 8 p.m. until end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere 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. Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring from a Red Line to a Blue Line train.
  • 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 passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

On Friday (November 13) from 11:30 p.m. until end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End MetroLink Station. Blue Line trains will operate normally between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Fairview Heights MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line and Blue Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

On Saturday (November 14) from the beginning of service until 8 a.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere 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. Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring from a Red Line to a Blue Line train.
  • 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 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.

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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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