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5-week METRO Blue Line closure

We are caring for your system!

Starting Friday, July 8, at 10 p.m. through Monday, Aug. 15:
METRO Blue Line service on the south end will be unavailable for five weeks due to required maintenance.

Replacement bus service will be available between Mall of America Station and Airport-Terminal 2 Station during this time.


 Replacement bus service

Replacement bus service will be available for the affected stations and will follow the train schedule as traffic and conditions allow (4 a.m. to midnight).
See station-specific bus boarding location maps, stop numbers and google map routing here.
Bus boarding locations and replacement bus routing map

NOTE: A schedule for the replacement bus service will be available here on Saturday, July 9. Updated Blue Line schedule will be available here on the same day.

Preventive maintenance now ensures a longer system life and improved experience

Work being conducted includes:

  • Replacing work track and signal components.
  • Improving safety at LRT crossings.
  • Reducing future maintenance needs.

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For additional assistance, call Transit Information Center at 612-373-3333.

Plan ahead!