MetroLink riders: Prepare for shuttles, delays beginning Monday

News-DemocratMay 18, 2013 

Work on the MetroLink rail system beginning Monday in the metro-east and continuing through September may cause delays of up to 25 minutes for passengers, according to Metro officials.

The affected areas include College and Shiloh-Scott stations in Belleville.

To perform track work between College and Shiloh-Scott stations, regular MetroLink service will end at College Station for the Red Line at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Sunday. The schedule is expected to continue Monday through Thursday and Sunday nights through September.

Eastbound Red Line passengers traveling to Shiloh-Scott Station will board a shuttle train at College Station to continue to Shiloh-Scott Station. Shiloh-Scott passengers may encounter delays of 20 to 25 minutes.

Westbound Red Line passengers at Shiloh-Scott Station will board a shuttle train to ride to College Station, where they may board a regular in-service westbound train. Shiloh-Scott passengers may encounter delays of 20 to 25 minutes.

Blue Line service will not be affected.

Also, MetroLink will operate on a single track at Forsyth and Clayton to conduct in-depth inspections beginning at 11:30 p.m. Monday until the end of service. Blue Line service may experience delays of up to five minutes; Red Line service will not be affected.

For more information and updates about MetroLink operations, visit www.metrostlouis.org.

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