RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled May 8-13

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers this week.

On Tuesday, May 8 through Sunday, May 13, from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station 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 trains.

Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section.

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