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September 15, 2014

MetroLink Work Scheduled September 15-20

Rail maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in short delays for some passengers this week.

To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station starting at 8 p.m. through the end of service on Monday (Sept. 15) and from the beginning of service through 8 a.m. on Saturday (Sept. 20). During those times, Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station and the Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44 Station. Eastbound and westbound Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays.

• Westbound Blue Line passengers boarding between the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station and the Central West End Station should board a Red Line train to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station and transfer to a Blue Line to continue westbound.

• Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling to Illinois who board between the Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44 Station and the Skinker MetroLink Station will need to transfer to a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue eastbound. Eastbound Blue Line customers boarding between the Central West End Station and the Fairview Heights Station will also need to board an eastbound Red Line train for their trips.

MetroLink will also operate on a single track at the Central West End Station from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (Sept. 16-18). Blue Line trains will provide
normal service. Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays.

MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand Station from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service on Friday (Sept. 19). Blue Line trains will provide normal service. Blue Line and Red Line customers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays.

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

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