Tag Archives: Rail Grinding

Quick Guide for MetroLink Delays from Rail Maintenance Work April 2 – 6

Rail maintenance work continues this week on MetroLink with short delays for some customers. Here is a quick guide of what you can expect, and what delays can be expected to follow. Monday  4/2  East Riverfront – Arch Laclede’s Landing   7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Delays: 5 minutes both lines. Tuesday  4/3  East Riverfront – Arch Laclede’s […]

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MetroLink Rail Grinding Location & Schedule Change for Friday, Weekend Update

If you are planning on taking MetroLink to the airport tonight, here is some important information for you to know if you plan to arrive after 10 p.m.: Friday, March 30, beginning at 10 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will conduct rail grinding on the tracks between North Hanley MetroLink Station and the […]

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MetroLink Service Extended and Extra Trains Added After NCAA Late Basketball Game Tonight

Welcome to March Madness Welcome, college basketball fans from around the country to the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional Semifinals in St. Louis! We hope you enjoy your stay in our fair  city and region. To accommodate fans after tonight’s late game (9:17 p.m. start time) between North Carolina State and Kansas, MetroLink will extend service  and operate extra […]

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Rail Maintenance March 19-22: MetroBus Shuttles Between Wellston – N. Hanley Tuesday – Thursday

Tonight beginning at 10 p.m., MetroLink will conduct track maintenance on the rails between the Wellston and Forest Park stations.  To accommodate this track maintenance, MetroLink will single track at the Delmar and Forest Park stations until the end of service.  During this single track operation, Blue Line and Red Line customers may encounter delays […]

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Rider Alert: MetroLink Red Line to Use Bus Shuttles Wellston and North Hanley

The MetroLink rail grinding maintenance work moves over to Missouri starting tonight and that will impact some Red Line customers who will need to allow an extra 20 minutes for their evening commutes tonight through Friday night. To help out, MetroBus shuttles will supplement MetroLink service each night in the work area. Beginning at 8 […]

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Rider Alert: Rail Grinding Maintenance on IL MetroLink Wednesday – Friday

MetroLink maintenance work continues to focus on rail grinding in Illinois Wednesday night through Friday night.  This process extends the life of the rail and provides a smoother passenger ride.  It’s the Zamboni of light rail tracks! As the special equipment used for the rail grinding slowly moves down the tracks, it often creates sparks.  […]

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MetroLink Rail Grinding Work Schedules for this Week, 5-10 minute Delays Possible After 8 p.m. Mon – Sun

Metro is modifying evening MetroLink operations this week to accommodate maintenance work. The maintenance will focus on rail grinding in Illinois tonight through Thursday night and then again on Saturday and Sunday nights. No rail grinding work is scheduled for Friday night so crews can work on the overhead MetroLink wires near Union Station. The evening work […]

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