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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Christmas Holiday Service Schedule

Christmas Holiday Schedule Rail Runner 2019

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express and all Rio Metro buses will operation on the following schedule for the 2019 Christmas Holiday:

  • Christmas Eve, 12/24: Regular weekday service
  • Christmas Day, 12/25: No Rail Runner or Rio Metro bus service
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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Hiking Santa Fe by Rail

Rail Runner Hike Spotlight

Santa Fe, NM is a hiker’s paradise. With its shaded forests, open meadows, and mountain summits, the state’s capitol draws trekkers from all over. While these back-country destinations typically come to mind when one thinks of hiking, ...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Join Us for Santa's Village!

Santa Sitting on a Large Red Bag of Gifts

On Saturday, December 14, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District is hosting the 7th Annual Santa's Village at the Santa Fe Railyard. Join us for this free, family-friendly event featuring games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of cou...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Staff Profile: James Breiterman

James Breiterman Rail Runner Staff Profile

James Breiterman is no stranger to trains. He has been working with railroads since 2008. For the past six years he has worked dispatch for the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. Four years ago, he became Senior Train Dispatcher.

“Either I dispatch ...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Station Highlight: Santa Fe Depot

Santa Fe Depot Rail Runner Station

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.

Attr...

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Santa Fe Depot Station Webpage 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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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Route 209 Service Suspended for Winter Break

Rio Metro Bus Route 209 Valencia

Rio Metro bus Route 209, which serves the UNM-Valencia campus, will not operate from December 23, 2019 to January 1, 2020. Service will resume normal operation on January 2, 2020.

For further information, call 505-352-3595, Option #2.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Christmas Holiday Service Schedule

Christmas Holiday Schedule Rail Runner 2019

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express and all Rio Metro buses will operation on the following schedule for the 2019 Christmas Holiday:

  • Christmas Eve, 12/24: Regular weekday service
  • Christmas Day, 12/25: No Rail Runner or Rio Metro bus service
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Posted on: December 10, 2019

$6 Million Grant to Benefit Valencia Co. Bus Services

Rio Metro Los Lunas Trancit Facility Concept Drawing

On November 25, 2019, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that Rio Metro Regional Transit District would be receiving a $6 million grant from the highly competitive Section 5339(b) Bus and Bus Facilities program. FTA received 318 applicatio...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Staff Profile: James Breiterman

James Breiterman Rail Runner Staff Profile

James Breiterman is no stranger to trains. He has been working with railroads since 2008. For the past six years he has worked dispatch for the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. Four years ago, he became Senior Train Dispatcher.

“Either I dispatch trains or ...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Hiking Santa Fe by Rail

Rail Runner Hike Spotlight

Santa Fe, NM is a hiker’s paradise. With its shaded forests, open meadows, and mountain summits, the state’s capitol draws trekkers from all over. While these back-country destinations typically come to mind when one thinks of hiking, Santa Fe also offers...

Read more...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Exploring the Roads Less Traveled

Docents Visit the Luna Mansion During a Tour

On Friday, October 18, 2019, docents from La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe were treated to a familiarization (FAM) tour of Los Lunas and Valencia County. Twenty-three docents, along with La Fonda, Rio Metro and Village of Los Lunas staff, were given the ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Express Magazine Fall/Winter Issue Now Available!

Magazine cover with illustration of luminarias

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

Featured Stories

  • Meet Matthew Stone: Operations Supervisor for the Rail Runner
  • NM Restaurant Week: A Soul-Fee...
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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 ...

Read more...

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