MetroLink passengers are encouraged to plan ahead as maintenance and infrastructure work along the light rail system will require changes to Blue Line MetroLink service that may affect their commutes next week.
On Monday through Friday (March 4-8) from 8 p.m. to end of service, and Saturday (March 9) from beginning of service to noon, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations to accommodate 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 Thursday and Friday (March 7-8) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester Stations to accommodate track maintenance. During these times, Eastbound Blue Line trains will depart 5 minutes early from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44, Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester Stations. Westbound passengers headed to the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 Station 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.
About Metro Transit
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.