St. Louis

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Overview - St. Louis

Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River across from Illinois, St. Louis is the second largest city by population in Missouri after Kansas City. It has approximately 302,800 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The St. Louis metropolitan area (St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington) comprised 2,805,465 residents as of the 2018 US Census Bureau Estimate.


Greater St. Louis's rapid transit network consists of a light rail trunk line with western branches.

MetroLink

Opened 1993, MetroLink consists of two light rail services that serve the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the surrounding suburbs in both Missouri and Illinois across the Mississippi River.

Red Line

The Red Line of St. Louis MetroLink is a 61 km light rail service on an East-West alignment, running from Lambert Airport in the west to Shiloh-Scott in the east, serving 29 stations. It shares its alignment with the Blue Line between Forest Park - DeBaliviere and Fairview Heights.


The Red Line was opened in July 1993 and the last extension to the line was the opening of Cortex station in July 2018. The Red Line is operated by the Bi-State Development Agency.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Red12'12'20'20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 12, 2020

Blue Line

The Blue Line of St. Louis MetroLink is a 39 km light rail service on an East-West alignment, running from Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 in the west to Fairview Heights in the east, serving 24 stations. It shares its alignment with the Red Line between Forest Park - DeBaliviere and Fairview Heights.


The Blue Line was opened in August 2006 and the last extension to the line was the opening of Cortex station in July 2018. The Blue Line is operated by the Bi-State Development Agency.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Blue12'12'20'20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 12, 2020

References & Helpful Links

MetroLink at Wikipedia

Official Website for MetroLink: MetroLink


Maps

All Official Maps - MetroLink [Last Accessed Jan 12, 2020]

Official System Map - MetroLink [PDF] [Last Accessed Jan 12, 2020]


Other Sources

St. Louis, USA at Urbanrail.net

Asset Notes

MetroLink colors taken from official January 2019 map.