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Central West End Station Closed on October 23 & 24

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Update: This work has been rescheduled for November 6 & 7. 


Update: The construction work scheduled for October 23 and 24 has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. An update will be provided when this construction work is rescheduled.

The Central West End MetroLink Station will be temporarily closed on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, due to construction work for the station’s platform. The station platform will be inaccessible, and MetroLink trains will not stop at the Central West End Station that weekend.

A MetroBus shuttle will be available if you need to travel to or from the Central West End Station on October 23 and 24.

Traveling to Central West End MetroLink Station

MetroLink riders traveling to the Central West End Station will need to exit the train at the Cortex MetroLink Station. A MetroBus shuttle will be available to transport you from Cortex to the Central West End Station.

Traveling from Central West End MetroLink Station

Transit riders who need to connect with MetroLink from the Central West End Station will need to board the MetroBus shuttle at the bus area of the Central West End Station, located at Taylor and Children’s Place. The shuttle will transport you to MetroLink at the Cortex MetroLink Station.


If you are traveling to or from the Central West End Station, please allow an extra 15 minutes for your commute. The Central West End Station will reopen at the beginning of MetroLink service on Monday, October 25.

To accommodate the construction work, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End Station and Blue Line MetroLink trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere Stations beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 22 through the end of service on Sunday, October 24. During this period:

  • 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 5 minutes.
  • Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring between Red Line and Blue Line.

For more information or assistance, please contact Metro Transit Information. 

314.207.9786 (TEXT) |​​​​  314.231.2345 (PHONE)
7 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Monday through Friday

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