Some MetroLink passengers should plan ahead for their commutes next week as maintenance and infrastructure work along the light rail system will require changes to MetroLink service.
On Monday through Friday (April 15-19) from 8 p.m. to end of service, and all day on Saturday and Sunday (April 27 & 28), MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations to accommodate track maintenance. During these periods, eastbound Blue Line MetroLink trains will depart 5 minutes early from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44, Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations. Westbound passengers headed to the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 Station may experience delays of up to 5 minutes. Red Line service will not be affected.
On Wednesday and Thursday (April 24 & 25) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations due to work on the overhead power system. During these periods, Blue Line MetroLink trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Stations.
On Monday, Tuesday and Friday (April 22, 23 & 26) from 11:30 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations due to work on the overhead power system. During these periods, Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers may experience delays of up to 5 minutes.
For more information, visit the Rider Alert section on metrostlouis.org or contact Metro Transit Information by calling 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345 or texting 314-207-9786, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 83 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 38 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is one of five enterprises operated by Bi-State Development.