MetroLink Work Scheduled December 18-22
Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers during the evenings of December 18 through December 22.
Monday through Friday (December 18-22) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations.
- Westbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train between the Fairview Heights and Central West End MetroLink Stations, and travel to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to transfer to a Blue Line train and continue their westbound trips.
- Eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train at the Forest
Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue their eastbound trips.
- Red Line MetroLink passengers may experience delays of up to 5 minutes.
- Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring between Red Line and Blue Line
Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section.
Metro is the operator of the St. Louis region’s public transportation system, which includes the 87 vehicle, 46-mile MetroLink light rail system; approximately 400 vehicle MetroBus fleet that operates on 83 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro is an enterprise of Bi-State Development (BSD), which also owns and operates St. Louis Downtown Airport, the Bi-State Development Research Institute, the Gateway Arch Riverboats, and operates the Gateway Arch Trams and Revenue Collections Center. BSD also operates the St. Louis Regional Freightway.