September 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

MetroLink Work Scheduled September 12-18

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

To accommodate work crews, 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 September 12 through September 16, and all day on September 17 and September 18. Additionally, MetroLink will operate on a single track between the College and Shiloh-Scott Stations during the early mornings from September 13 through September 16.

In downtown St. Louis, MetroLink will operate on a single track between the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations during the evenings of September 14 through September 16, and all day on September 17 and September 18. Blue Line trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere Stations during the single-track operation at the Union Station and Civic Center Stations, except during the evening on Friday, September 16. All Blue Line stations will be serviced Friday evening.

On Monday through Friday (September 12-16) from 8 p.m. until end of service, and on Saturday and Sunday (September 17 & 18) from the beginning of service 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 during these periods.

  • 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 (September 13-16) from the beginning of service until 5 a.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track between the College and Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line MetroLink trains will operate 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.

On Wednesday and Thursday (September 14 & 15) from 8 p.m. until the end of service, and on Saturday and Sunday (September 17 & 18) from the beginning of service to the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere 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 MetroLink Station to connect with a westbound Blue Line
  • Eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue their eastbound trips.
  • Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring between Red Line and Blue Line
  • Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.

On Friday (September 16) from 11:30 p.m. to the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations.

  • Red Line and Blue Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
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