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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Rail Runner Passenger Service Resumes

Rail Runner Passenger Service Resumes

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express resumed passenger service on Monday, March 8, 2021. Officials of Rio Metro Regional Transit District are following the guidelines set out by the State to reopen commuter rail service on a limited basis. 

The train is running on a limited schedule which at this time does not include any weekend service

The train will not be stopping at the following stations: 

  • Bernalillo County
  • Montaño
  • Downtown Bernalillo
  • Kewa
  • Zia Road

Click Here to view the reduced schedule (PDF)

Please Note: The reduced schedule cannot be viewed on the mobile app

Rail Runner Crew Welcomes Passengers BackFares

Tickets can be purchased:

  • Online 
  • Though the mobile app (available for iPhone and Android)
  • Onboard the train with a debit or credit card (except American Express)

No cash sales at this time.

Click Here to view additional fare information

Ticket Holders

  • If you have a monthly pass that expired after service was suspended on March 15, 2020:

      • Your pass will be valid for 30 days after you activate usage when service resumes on March 8
      • Simply show the ticket agent your previously purchased monthly pass
      • The ticket agent will find you on our list of valid monthly passes and issue you a replacement monthly pass with an updated expiration date
  • Annual passes will be refunded on a prorated basis. 
  • For more information, please call our Customer Service agents at 866-795-7245 or 505-245-7245. Agents are available to take your call Monday - Friday, 5 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Airport Connections

Limited airport connections will be available weekdays only.

Click Here to learn more

Face Mask Required

The proper use of face masks is required, per federal law. Face masks must always be worn on public transit and at transit facilities and stops/stations.


Safe and Healthy Travel

Your health and safety are the top priorities at Rio Metro, and we are taking precautions to ensure public safety. We appreciate your assistance in helping keep our communities safe. 

Click Here to learn more about Rio Metro’s response.

Rio Metro Bus

Some Rio Metro bus services continue to be adjusted or suspended. 

Click Here for Rio Metro bus updates

Rio Metro Customer Service

Rio Metro Customer Service office hours are Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.  
Contact Customer Service at 866-795-RAIL (7245) or 505-245-7245.

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