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December 5, 2011

Single Track MetroLink Operations Scheduled Evenings This Week

Dianne Williams
Director of Communications
314-982-1440

MetroLink will operate on a single track Monday through Friday, December 5 through December 9, beginning at 8 p.m. each night.

On Saturday, December 10, single track operations will be in place from beginning of service through 8 a.m. Customers traveling by MetroLink should plan for a longer commute time.

SERVICE DETAILS
Starting at 8 p.m. until the end of service – December 5-9, Red Line trains will operate on a single track at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station. Customers will see signs at the platform entrances to let them know which platform is in use.

Blue Line trains will operate only from Shrewsbury to the Civic Center MetroLink Station. In Missouri, eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to transfer to a Red Line train at the Civic Center MetroLink Station. Westbound Blue Line passengers in Illinois will need to catch a Red Line train to travel between the Fairview Heights and Civic Center MetroLink Station and then return to a Blue Line train at Civic Center. Blue Line passengers should allow an extra 10 minutes for their commutes these evenings. Red Line customers should not experience any construction-related delays.

Red Line trains will also operate on a single track at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station, on Saturday, December 10 from beginning of service until 8 a.m.

Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at www.metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section or by calling Customer Service at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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