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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Expanded Rail Runner Schedule

Rail Runner Expanded Schedule Begins August 1 2022

Beginning Monday, August 1, 2022, passengers aboard the New Mexico Rail Runner Express will have more options when it comes to traveling through central New Mexico. 

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is adding two additional trains to both t...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Take the Rail Runner to Zozobra!

Burning of Zozobra 2022

Gas prices got you gloomy? Skip the traffic and ride the New Mexico Rail Runner Express for under five dollars to burn your gloom with Zozobra on Friday, September 2, 2022. Don't miss New Mexico's hottest party!

98th Annual Burning of Zoz...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Reduced Age for Senior Train Fares

Seniors Age Reduction Spotlight

Effective August 1, 2022, the age at which seniors can purchase a reduced fare train pass will be reduced from 62 to 60. 

Combined with the expanded train schedule and the extension of the 75% off fare promotion, this will provide added affordabil...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Rail Runner Fare Promotion

Rail Runner 75 Percent Off Fare Promotion

Extended through December 31, 2022, all One-Way, Day, and Monthly Rail Runner pass fares will be reduced by 75% to provide extra affordability for commuters as gas prices remain high. The 75% discounted fares apply to full fares as well as those eligible ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Seniors 60+ Ride Free on Wednesdays

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

Rio Metro is lowering the age of our Seniors Ride Free program! Beginning February 23, 2022 seniors age 60+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train on Wednesdays at no cost.

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Rio Metro Bus Service Updates

Rio Metro Bus Updates

Rio Metro bus service in Sandoval and Valencia Counties has taken measures to ensure that those who need public transit most, will continue to be able to access it. 

In an effort to ensure the safety of employees, contractors and riders of Rio Met...

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