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November 28, 2011

Work on the MetroLink Alignment Continues Evenings

Dianne Williams
Director of Communications   
314-982-1440

Due to night construction work at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station this week, MetroLink
will operate on a single track Monday through Sunday, November 28 through December 4,
beginning at 8 p.m. each night.
On Saturday, December 3, and Sunday, December 4, single track operations will be in place
from beginning of service through 8 a.m. the following morning. Customers traveling by
MetroLink should plan for a longer commute time.

SERVICE DETAILS
Starting at 8 p.m. until the end of service – November 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2, 3, and 4, Red
Line trains will operate on a single track at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station. Customers will see
signs at the platform entrances to let them know which platform is in use.
Blue Line trains will operate only from Shrewsbury to the Civic Center MetroLink Station. In
Missouri, eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to transfer to a Red Line train at the Civic Center
MetroLink Station. Westbound Blue Line passengers in Illinois will need to catch a Red Line train to
travel between the Fairview Heights and Civic Center MetroLink Station and then return to a Blue Line
train at Civic Center. Blue Line passengers should allow an extra 10 minutes for their commutes these
evenings. Red Line customers should not experience any construction-related delays.
Red Line trains will also operate on a single track at the East Riverfront MetroLink Station, on
Saturday, December 3, and Sunday, December 4, from beginning of service until 8 a.m. each
day.
Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at www.metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section or by
calling Customer Service at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday.

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