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August 6, 2015

Lambert Airport Terminal #1 MetroLink Station Reopens Tomorrow

The Terminal #1 MetroLink Station at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport will reopen at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 7, several days ahead of schedule, and regular MetroLink service to the station will resume at that time. Rehabilitation work at the Lambert Airport Terminal #1 MetroLink Station had been slated to be completed by Sunday, August 9.

When the station reopens at 3 p.m. on August 7, Metro passengers will be able to access MetroLink trains from the Lambert Airport Terminal #1 MetroLink Station, and will no longer need to use the airport’s free shuttles to travel between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

This is the first major rehabilitation of that station at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport since it originally opened in 1994. Crews repainted the station, repaired concrete, added safety tactile strips to the platform edge, and installed new lights and an upgraded electrical system.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport managed the project contractor and funded the rehabilitation of the Terminal #1 MetroLink Station. Both MetroLink Stations located at the airport are owned by Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

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

About Bi-State Development Agency

The Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) 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; 379 MetroBus vehicle fleet that operates on 77 MetroBus routes; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 120 vans. BSDA 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 and Gateway Arch Transportation System. The region’s new freight district also will be operated by BSDA.

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