Metro - Bi-State Development Agency

10/14/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/14/2019 11:00

MetroLink Work Scheduled October 14-20

October 14, 2019

MetroLink passengers may need to allow a little extra time for their commutes this week as maintenance and infrastructure work along the light rail system will require changes to MetroLink service.

On Friday (October 18) from 8 p.m. to end of service, and all-day on Saturday and Sunday (October 19 & 20), MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center Stations to accommodate work on the overhead power system. 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 Monday through Friday (October 14-18) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Brentwood I-64 and Richmond Heights MetroLink Stations to accommodate track maintenance. Blue Line customers may experience delays of up to 5 minutes. Red Line service will not be affected.

For more information, visit the Rider Alert section on metrostlouis.org or 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.

About Metro Transit

Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region's public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 83 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 38 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is a Bi-State Development enterprise.