Santa Fe County/NM 599 (Rail Runner station)

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Santa Fe County/NM 599
NMRX 599.svg
Rail Runner Express commuter rail station
Santa Fe County NM 599 Rail Runner station, Santa Fe NM.jpg
Santa Fe County/NM 599 Station
Location Interstate 25 and NM Highway 599
Coordinates 35°35′31″N 106°3′37″W / 35.59194°N 106.06028°W / 35.59194; -106.06028Coordinates: 35°35′31″N 106°3′37″W / 35.59194°N 106.06028°W / 35.59194; -106.06028

NMDOT Park and Ride

North Central RTD
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking 200+ spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Zone E
Opened 1 August 2009
Preceding station   NMRX   Following station
toward Belen
Rail Runner Express
Opening to be determined

Santa Fe County/NM 599 is a station on the New Mexico Rail Runner Express commuter rail line, located southwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. It opened August 1, 2009.

The station platform is located in the median of Interstate Highway 25 adjacent to the State Highway 599 exit. A walkway over the northbound lanes of I-25 connects the platform with the station's parking area, pick-up/drop-off area, and transit connections. Roadway access to the station is from NM 599 midway between its junction with NM 14 and the I-25 interchange.

The station has free parking, with over 200 spaces. Santa Fe Trails Route 22 provides service to the station. Additionally, NMDOT Park and Ride provides a bus connection to Los Alamos via the Purple Route, and also provides a shuttle to transfer passengers to various destinations in southern Santa Fe, including the Santa Fe Place Transit Center, where transfers can be made to several Santa Fe Trails routes. The station is also served by the North Central RTD, which provides service to destinations between Santa Fe and Madrid via the 270 Turquoise Trail Route.

Each of the Rail Runner stations contains an icon to express each community's identity. The icon representing this station is the torreon (tower) of the nearby El Rancho de Las Golandrinas.

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