August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

MetroLink Work Scheduled August 20-24

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Update:

The scheduled single track at Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester stations is cancelled Monday-Wednesday (August 20-22). Trains will depart from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station as scheduled Monday-Wednesday.


Some MetroLink riders may need to allow a little extra time for their evening commutes next week as work on the light rail system may result in delays for Red Line and Blue Line passengers.

On Monday through Thursday (August 20-23) from 8 p.m. to the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End MetroLink Station to accommodate work on the station’s platform extension project, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations.

  • 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 to 10 minutes.
  • Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring between Red Line and Blue Line
  • Passengers transferring between MetroLink and MetroBus at the Central West End Station, please allow an extra 10 minutes due to the closure of the walkway.

On Thursday and Friday Friday (August 23 and 24) from 8 p.m. to the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations to allow crews to perform track maintenance. This maintenance work will not affect Red Line service.

  • Eastbound Blue Line trains will depart 5 minutes early from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44, Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester Stations. Eastbound Blue Line trains will operate on their normal schedule beginning at the Brentwood I-64 MetroLink Station.
  • Westbound Blue Line MetroLink passengers traveling to the Maplewood-Manchester, Sunnen or Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 Stations may experience delays of 5 minutes.

Updates on Metro Transit operations can be found in the Rider Alert section. For more information, 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.

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