Update: Track maintenance scheduled for Feb. 1 was cancelled due to inclement weather.
MetroLink Blue Line passengers may experience brief delays next weekend (Jan. 31) in order to accommodate routine inspections, so customers are encouraged to allow a little extra time for their commutes. Some customers will need to arrive earlier than normal if they are boarding MetroLink at one of three Blue Line stations that weekend. The affected MetroLink stations are:
On Saturday and (Jan. 31) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations. Trains traveling eastbound from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44, Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester Stations will operate 5 minutes ahead of schedule due to the single-track operation. Blue Line customers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes. Red Line service will not be impacted by this work.
Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at www.metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section.
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 75 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 authority also will be operated by BSDA.