News Flash

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

View the Holiday Service Schedule Metro Spotlight
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, ...


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...


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 ...


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.



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 ...


Metro Spotlight