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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 trai...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: March 1, 2021

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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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: April 14, 2021

A Letter from Rail Runner GM Kevin Merlo

Rail Runner Staff Welcomes Passengers

In the early days of March 2020, the staff assigned to the New Mexico Rail Runner Express were asking themselves the same thing every transit agency was asking: “How do we respond to this new virus that is rapidly spreading worldwide? How can we clean the...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: April 5, 2021

New Program Offers Free Transit Options

Access Spotlight

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District has launched a new program called Rio Metro ACCESS, which provides free transportation options for New Mexico residents who are receiving employment, housing, personal stability assistance, and other activities to i...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Safe and Healthy Travel

Safe and Health Travel

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

New Mexico Rail Runner Express resumes passenger service on March 8, 2021. Learn More

Train Capacity: Trains will be operating at a 25% capacity (160 seats per train). If the train reaches capacity, passengers will no...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Rio Metro Temporarily Eliminates Bus Fares

Bus Fares temporarily eliminated

Effective Tuesday, March 17, Rio Metro Regional Transit District buses and Dial-a-Ride services in Valencia and Sandoval Counties will be fare-free until further notice. 

In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this will reduce ca...

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