News Flash

Posted on: September 3, 2019

Community Outreach Events

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Rio Metro staff attends a variety of events throughout the year to educate people about transit use and safety. Look for us the following public events in September:

Barelas Senior FiestaDate: Friday, September 6, 2019Location: Barelas Senior Cent...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Rail Safety Week 2019

Rail Safety Week Yellow and Black Logo

National Rail Safety Week is this September 22-28. The goal of Rail Safety Week is to raise awareness across the United States of the need for rail safety education, and to empower the general public to keep themselves safe near rail crossings and railroa...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Seniors Ride Free in 2019

Seniors 62 and Older Ride Free in 2019

Rio Metro is bringing our Seniors Ride Free program back again in 2019! Starting on January 2, seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through the entire year. This is a great opportunity for residents ...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Write On: Passengers Collaborate on Novel

Author Tim Crum holds his first novel

There are many reasons for riding the New Mexico Rail Runner Express: 1) You can sit back and let someone else do the driving; 2) Riding saves vehicle maintenance and gas money, especially when prices soar; 3) You don’t waste time looking for pa...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Express Magazine Summer Issue

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The Summer 2019 issue of Express Magazine contains fun feature stories, information on events, a rail and bus connections guide, and much more!

Featured Stories

  • Guided Tours Offer Adventure for Locals and Visitors Alike
  • Write On: Rail Runner Passengers Colla...
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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Man vs. Train

man holding a cell phone and standing in front of a train

Every day, people tempt fate and are injured or killed around transit tracks. Check out these tips for staying safe around the tracks.

Rail Safety Tips

  • Look twice: Look both ways and listen before crossing the tracks. Expect a train at any time and from eit...
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Metro Spotlight