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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Thanksgiving Service Schedule

Pumpkins and leaves

Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day

  • No New Mexico Rail Runner Express service
  • No Rio Metro bus service

Friday, November 23, Day After Thanksgiving

  • The New Mexico Rail Runner Express will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • No Rio Metro bus service
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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Bugg Lights Festival Opening Night

Bugg Lights 2018 Logo with Ladybug and Holly Leaves

For the fifth year in a row, the Harvey House Museum in Belen is home to the Bugg Lights, a dazzling display of more than 300,000 holiday lights, beautifully decorated trees, and whimsical characters. Take the New Mexico Rail Runner Express on Saturday, N...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Join us for Santa’s Village!

Santa Sitting on a Large Red Bag of Gifts

On Saturday, December 15, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District is hosting the 6th Annual Santa's Village at the Santa Fe Railyard. Join us for this free, family-friendly event featuring games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of cou...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Express Magazine Cover Art Contest

Express Magazine Cover Art Contest

Calling all artists! The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is seeking submissions for our Express Magazine Cover Art Contest.

The selected entry will be featured on the cover of an upcoming issue of Express Magazine, the official magazine of the New Mexi...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 1, 2018

If You See Something, Say Something

If You See Something, Say Something

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District re-launched its “If You See Something, Say Something™” campaign in August 2018. 

This is an ongoing effort led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that encourages people...

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How well do you pay attention? Take the challenge. Metro Spotlight
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Express Magazine Fall/Winter 2018

Express Magazine Cover Fall Winter 2018

Check out the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Express Magazine for great stories, a calendar of events, and all you need to know about the New Mexico Rail Runner Express.

The current issue includes a feature story on pairing local craft brews with red and green ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Route 202 Bus Stop Changes

White Bus

Effective Tuesday, November 13, 2018, two new bus stops have been added and one bus stop has been removed on Rio Metro Route 202.

Changes are as follows:

  • New – Santo Domingo Frontage Road between the Santo Domingo Head Start and Kewa Pueblo Health...
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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Join us for Santa’s Village!

Santa Sitting on a Large Red Bag of Gifts

On Saturday, December 15, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District is hosting the 6th Annual Santa's Village at the Santa Fe Railyard. Join us for this free, family-friendly event featuring games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of cou...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Construction at the Downtown Bernalillo Station

Downtown Bernalillo Rail Runner Station

The Downtown Bernalillo Rail Runner Station will soon be a lot more pedestrian friendly, as construction has started on improvements that will add amenities to that station that will make it safer for people to walk and ride their bikes nearby.

“I’m excite...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

SouthWest Model Railroad Club

Model Train on a Track

For some, model railroading is all about the trains…the scale, the layout, the shows. At the SouthWest Model Railroad Club (SWMRC for short), a lot of it is about the love of trains and model railroading, but it’s also about so much more.

“Everyone is welc...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Express Magazine Cover Art Contest

Express Magazine Cover Art Contest

Calling all artists! The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is seeking submissions for our Express Magazine Cover Art Contest. The selected entry will be featured on the cover of an upcoming issue of Express Magazine, the official magazine of the New Mex...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Meet Engineer Melissa Mackel

Engineer Melissa Mackel Standing in Front of Train

Melissa Mackel is a woman who loves watching wildlife, especially along the New Mexico Rail Runner Express tracks between Santo Domingo Pueblo and the Santa Fe Co./NM599 Station outside Santa Fe. Mackel is an Engineer on the Rail Runner, so she gets to se...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Rio Metro Receives Award from FTA

Woman accepting an award

On  Monday, April 9, 2018, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District  received an award for Excellence in Grant Management from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

The award for Excellence in Grant Management 5307 Program was accepted...

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