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MetroLink maintenance work continues in Illinois

 

From Illinois Business Journal news services

Red Line MetroLink passengers may want to allow extra time for their commutes in Illinois next week, May 9-13, as maintenance work on the MetroLink system continues.

To accommodate work crews, Red Line MetroLink service will end at the College MetroLink Station and a Shuttle Train will transport passengers to and from the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station during the evenings of May 9 through May 13. Additionally, during the early mornings from May 10 through May 13, MetroLink will operate on a single track between the College and Shiloh-Scott Stations.

On Monday through Friday (May 9-13) from 8 p.m. until end of service, regular Red Line MetroLink service will end at the College Station. Passengers who normally park at the Shiloh-Scott Station are encouraged to park at the College Station to avoid delays after 8 p.m.

• Eastbound passengers traveling to the Shiloh-Scott Station will need to get off the Red Line MetroLink train at College Station and board a Shuttle Train to continue their trip to the Shiloh-Scott Station. Eastbound riders traveling from College Station to the Shiloh-Scott Station may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
• Westbound passengers at the Shiloh-Scott Station will need to board a Shuttle Train and ride to the College Station where they can transfer to a westbound Red Line train. Westbound riders traveling from the Shiloh-Scott Station to the College Station may experience delays of 20 to 25 minutes.
• Blue Line MetroLink service will not be impacted.

On Tuesday through Friday (May 10-13) from the beginning of service until 5:30 a.m., MetroLink will operate on a single track between the College and Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Stations.

• Red Line MetroLink trains will be operating between the College and Shiloh-Scott Stations, but Red Line passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
• Blue Line MetroLink service will not be impacted.

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

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