September 8, 2020

MetroLink Work Scheduled September 8-12

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worker on train tracksYou may need to allow extra time for your evening MetroLink commutes this week as work along the light rail system may cause slight delays.

On Tuesday through Saturday (Sep. 8-12) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End MetroLink Station to accommodate construction work at the station.

During these periods, Blue Line MetroLink 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 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.

On Tuesday through Friday (Sep. 8-11) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Stations for track maintenance.

During these periods, eastbound Blue Line MetroLink trains will depart 5 minutes early from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44, Sunnen and Maplewood-Manchester Stations. Westbound passengers headed to the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 Station may experience delays of up to 5 minutes. Red Line service will not be affected.

For more information on service updates, check out the Rider Alerts page or contact contact Metro Transit Information at 314-231-2345 (phone) or 314-207-9786 (text), Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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2 thoughts on “MetroLink Work Scheduled September 8-12”

  1. Jane says:

    Is route 57 seriously on detour? I have not seen the bus docs y detour since the road between Brentwood and McKnight is not closed. Also label any affected bus stops missed on the transit app for every route that’s on detour just because riders are still getting confused that every bus stop in service but is not.

    1. Jerry says:

      Will check with Operations about the #57. There are two reroutes currently in place according to our Rider Alerts, one pertaining to Brentwood and McKnight. Also, will see if we can do anything about labeling bus stops in Transit app when it comes to detours. Thanks for the feedback.

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