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August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

MetroLink Work Scheduled September 4-9

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MetroLink passengers should be aware of changes to Blue Line MetroLink service during the evening and over the weekend next week, and work on the light rail system that may result in brief delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink riders.

On Tuesday through Friday (September 4-7) from 8 p.m. to the end of service and all day on Saturday and Sunday (September 8 & 9), MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations to allow crews to perform track maintenance. This 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.

On Tuesday and Wednesday (September 4 & 5) 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 Friday (September 7) from 11:30 p.m. to the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End MetroLink Station.

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