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April 15, 2013

MetroLink Work Scheduled This Week

Patti Beck
Interim Director of Communications
314-982-1440

Work is scheduled on the MetroLink system tonight through Sunday (April 15 through April 21). Passengers may experience short delays in the work zone. The affected areas of the MetroLink system are:

• Rock Road MetroLink Station
• Wellston MetroLink Station
• Fairview Heights Station
• Washington Park Station

MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Rock Road and Wellston stations from 8 p.m. until the end of service April 15-18 (Monday through Thursday) to conduct track maintenance. Red Line passengers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays. Blue Line service will not be affected.

MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Fairview Heights and Washington Park stations from 8 p.m. until the end of service April 19-21 (Friday through Sunday) to conduct platform maintenance at the Washington Park Station. Red Line passengers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays. Blue Line service will only operate from Shrewsbury Station to Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station. Westbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station and the Central West End MetroLink Station should board a Red Line train to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station to catch a Blue Line train. Eastbound Blue Line passengers traveling between the Central West End MetroLink Station and the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station should board a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue eastbound.

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

The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro (BSDA/Metro) 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; 374 MetroBus vehicle fleet that operates on 75 MetroBus routes; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 121 vans.

BSDA/Metro 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, the Gateway Arch Transportation System, and the Gateway Arch Parking Facility.

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