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Volunteers Needed for Rail Runner Mock Emergency Drill

nmrx-emergency-responderThe New Mexico Rail Runner Express is looking for 35 volunteers to be mock emergency victims/train passengers aboard Rail Runner train equipment for a full-scale exercise. The mock emergency event will take place on Sunday, June 9, 8am to 1pm in Bernalillo. It will be a joint event between local, state, and federal agencies, including Sandoval County Emergency Management, Rail Runner, 64th CST National Guard, Rio Rancho Fire Department, and many others. This important drill is designed to test communications and reactions for the various agencies in the event of terrorist activity.


Event: New Mexico Rail Runner Express 2013 Full-Scale Exercise
Date: Sunday, June 9, 2013
Time: 8:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Bernalillo, New Mexico

nmrx-emergency-responder-drillVolunteer criteria:

  • Open to the public
  • Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent
  • Must participate for the entire duration of the event
  • Exercise participants will convene at the Sandoval/US 550 Station

Volunteers will be given:

  • Lunch
  • Two Free all-zone Rail Runner day passes per Participant
  • Rail Runner gift bag

To register:

If interested, and to register as an exercise volunteer, please contact:

Stephanie Paiz
Safety Coordinator
Rio Metro Regional Transit District/New Mexico Rail Runner Express
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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