ST. LOUIS, Mo. – MetroLink passengers are encouraged to allow extra time for their evening commutes next week, as work along the light rail system may cause brief delays.
On Monday through Friday (January 7th-11th) from 8:00 pm to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Station 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 10 minutes.
· Passengers should allow 10 minutes when transferring between Red Line and Blue Line trains.
Updates on Metro Transit operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section, on Twitter at @STLMetro and on Facebook at St. Louis Metro Transit. 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 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Metro riders can also text Metro Transit Public Safety directly at 314-300-0188, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.