August 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

MetroLink Work Scheduled August 1-5

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MetroLink passengers are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes in Illinois next week as maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in delays for some passengers.

To accommodate crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track between the Belleville and College MetroLink Stations during the midday on August 1 and August 2. In addition, Red Line MetroLink service will end at the College MetroLink Station and a Shuttle Train will transport passengers to and from the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station during the evenings of August 1 through August 5. MetroLink will also operate on a single track between the College and Shiloh-Scott Stations during the early mornings from August 2 through August 5.

On Monday and Tuesday (August 1 & 2) from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track between the Belleville and College MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes during the single-track operation.
  • Blue Line MetroLink service will not be impacted.

On Monday through Friday (August 1-5) from 8 p.m. until end of service, regular Red Line MetroLink service will end at the College Station. Passengers who normally park at the Shiloh-Scott Station are encouraged to park at the College Station to avoid delays after 8 p.m.

  • Eastbound passengers traveling to the Shiloh-Scott Station will need to get off the Red Line MetroLink train at College Station and board a Shuttle Train to continue their trip to the Shiloh-Scott Station. Eastbound riders traveling from College Station to the Shiloh-Scott Station may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Westbound passengers at the Shiloh-Scott Station will need to board a Shuttle Train and ride to College Station to transfer to a westbound Red Line Westbound riders traveling from Shiloh-Scott Station to the College Station may experience delays of 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Blue Line MetroLink service will not be impacted.

On Tuesday through Friday (August 2-5) from the beginning of service until 5:30 a.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track between the College and Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line MetroLink trains will be operating between the College and Shiloh-Scott Stations, but Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Blue Line MetroLink service will not be impacted.
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