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Posted on: April 11, 2019

A New Way to View the Schedule

To and From Schedule Options

Finding your train schedule just got easier!  The New Mexico Rail Runner Express recently introduced a new online responsive schedule option. Passengers viewing the schedule on our website can now select their stations of origin and destination, ...


Posted on: April 5, 2019

Rider Alert: New Service Coming Soon on NM 6 / NM 47

Rio Metro Red Bus

In an effort to keep pace with growing demand for Rio Metro’s transit services in Valencia County and to offer our customers more flexibility, Rio Metro will soon introduce a new “deviated fixed route”.  

Effective June 3, 2019, bus Route 210 will...


Posted on: April 3, 2019

Meet Rio Metro's G-2 Team

Facility Maintenance Staff

It is a crew with a wide variety of skills: jeweler, construction worker, automotive professional. One man even did time as a meat cutter at Furr’s, which really comes in handy when the Rio Metro Regional Transit District’s “...


Posted on: February 20, 2019

Seamless Transportation Connections

Train and Buses Connect

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is the spine of the transit system in central and northern New Mexico. There are more than 60 bus connections from our stations, allowing you to travel as far north as Taos or as far south as Socorro using public transpo...


Posted on: March 28, 2019

Boy Scouts Visit the Rail Runner to Earn Merit Badges

Boy Scout troop stands next to a train

On March 9, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express had an exceptional group of visitors - Troop #417 of the Boy Scouts of America, Southwest Council. The troop, ages 10 to 14, had the very ambitious goal of receiving their railroading merit badges.

The eight r...


Posted on: March 21, 2019

National Senior Games Coming to NM in June

Seniors men and women wearing matching shirts

This June, more than 10,000 athletes, along with family and friends, will descend upon the Albuquerque metro area for the 2019 National Senior Games (NSG) presented by Humana. From June 14 to 25, participants will compete in 20 different sports from arche...


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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Los Lunas Flush with Spring Events

Traditional Hispanic Art

Whether your interest is art, outdoor adventure, trains, or family fun, the Village of Los Lunas has lots to offer both locals and visitors this spring. 

For Art Lovers

For those who enjoy art and history, Ayer, Hoy, Y Mañana –...


Posted on: January 11, 2019

Exhibits Examine Consequences of Drugs and Brain Function

Natural History Museum Exhibit

The alarming escalation in opioid, methamphetamine, and illegal drug deaths in New Mexico and throughout the United States has reached epidemic proportions. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will host two separate yet complementary, t...


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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 ...