1. Christmas Holiday Schedule Rail Runner 2019

    Christmas Holiday Service Schedule

    On Wednesday, December 25, 2019, Christmas Day, there will be no Rail Runner or Rio Metro bus service. Read more...
  2. Rail Runner Hike Spotlight

    Hiking Santa Fe by Rail

    Recently, a group of 6 seniors took the Rail Runner from Albuquerque to Santa Fe for a hike along the Santa Fe River Trail. “It’s really easy to get on the train, do the hike, then get back on the train and head home," says hike leader Cathy Intemann. Read more...
  3. Santa Sitting on a Large Red Bag of Gifts

    Join Us for Santa's Village!

    Join us on Saturday, December 14, 2019 for the 7th Annual Santa's Village at the Santa Fe Railyard! This free, family-friendly holiday event will feature games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of course, pictures with Santa! Read more...
  4. James Breiterman Rail Runner Staff Profile

    Staff Profile: James Breiterman

    James Breiterman is no stranger to trains. He has been working with railroads since 2008, and is currently the Senior Train Dispatcher for the Rail Runner. “Maintaining a safe and expeditious flow of train traffic. This is our main role,” he says. Read more...
  5. Santa Fe Depot Rail Runner Station

    Station Highlight: Santa Fe Depot

    The Santa Fe Depot Station is the northern terminus of the Rail Runner corridor. Nestled within the Santa Fe Railyard, a vibrant urban space that offers shopping, restaurants, a movie theater and more, it's the perfect stop for your Santa Fe day trip. Read more...
  6. Seniors 62 and Older Ride Free in 2019

    Seniors Ride Free in 2019

    Starting on January 2, 2019, seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through the entire year! Read more...

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  1. Route 209 Service Suspended for Winter Break

    Rio Metro bus Route 209 serving UNM-Valencia will not operate from December 23, 2019 to January 1, 2020. Read more...
  2. Christmas Holiday Service Schedule

    On Wednesday, December 25, 2019, Christmas Day, there will be no Rail Runner or Rio Metro bus service. Read more...
  3. $6 Million Grant to Benefit Valencia Co. Bus Services

    Rio Metro was awarded a $6 million grant to design and construct a new transit facility in Los Lunas to support its Valencia County bus services. Read more...
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  1. Wed Dec. 18

    Seniors Ride Free Seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through 2020.
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  3. Wed Jan. 1

    Seniors Ride Free Seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through 2020.
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