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Posted on: June 20, 2019

July 4th Service Schedule

Train and Bus

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, Rio Metro transit will operate on the following holiday service schedule:

  • New Mexico Rail Runner Express - Sunday Schedule
  • Rio Metro Buses - No Service

Rio Metro customer service representatives will be available by phone at 866-79...

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2019 Holiday Service Schedule Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 3, 2019

New Bus Service in Valencia County

red and white 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 has introduced a new “deviated fixed route”. 

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Santa Fe Wine Festival - Take the Train!

Train in front of fall leaves

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is providing expanded train service for the 26th Annual Santa Fe Wine Festival at El Rancho de las Golondrinas on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, 2019.

Wine Festival Details

Dates: July 6-7, 2019

Time: 12 noon to 6 p.m...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

emergency responders standing in front of a train car

On Friday, June 14, 2019, emergency responders from across New Mexico participated in a "real time" emergency training aboard the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. 

This full scale emergency preparedness exercise was set up to allow member...

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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 ...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Meet Trax at Isotopes Park

Red Roadrunner Mascot on Baseball Field

Albuquerque Isotopes fans will have the opportunity to meet Trax, the Rail Runner mascot, once again this year during the team’s home games. Trax, everyone’s favorite giant red roadrunner, will be at Isotopes Park on the following Frid...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bike Share to Double in Size

White bicycle against a colorful wall

Rio Metro Regional Transit District’s bike share program, “Pace ABQ,” celebrated its first birthday in April of 2019, and is proving to be a great success during its first year of operation. For that reason, Rio Metro is plea...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

New Bus Service in Valencia County

red and white 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 has introduced a new “deviated fixed route”. 

Rio Metro bus Rout...

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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, ...

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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 “...

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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 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 ...

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