Seniors Ride Free

Seniors age 60+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday! This is a great opportunity for residents and visitors to explore New Mexico’s outstanding local restaurants, museums, and shops, as well as the great outdoors. 

How it Works

  • Every Wednesday, seniors age 60+ can ride any north or southbound train for free.
  • Show the onboard ticket agent your valid photo ID (must contain your birth date).
  • Bus Transfer: Planning on making a connection to an ABQ Ride, Santa Fe Trails or Rio Metro bus? Ask your ticket agent to print out a free bus transfer slip.
  • Call Customer Service at 866-795-7245 for help with trip planning. 
      Mon - Fri: 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
      Sat: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. 
      Sun: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

View the Train Schedule

Seniors Age 60 and Older Ride the Rail Runner for Free on Wednesdays

Things to Do

Santa Fe

There are several restaurants and breweries in walking distance of the Santa Fe Depot, including: 




Santa Fe Plaza area museums:

Museum Hill area:

At the Santa Fe Railyard:

Outdoor Activities



  • Restaurants and breweries near the Downtown ABQ Train Station, Old Town, and Nob Hill

ShoppingShoppers in Old Town Albuquerque

Museums & Galleries

Downtown area:

Old Town area: Flamingos at the ABQ BioPark Zoo

Outdoor Activities


Exit the train and walk south across the pedestrian overpass.

DiningBelen Harvey House Museum


*Free admission on Wednesdays for New Mexico residents 60+ with ID 

**Half price admission for Seniors 62+

***Free general admission on the first Wednesday of each month (except during Balloon Fiesta)

****Reduced admission rates for Seniors 65+ with ID                   

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