New Mexico/Railroads

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This page describes New Mexico railroads currently in OSM. The two main railway operators in New Mexico are BNSF and Union Pacific. Private holdings include the Texas-New Mexico Railway, Southwestern Railroad, and the New Mexico Rail Runner Express.

Main Line Rail

Operator Subdivision Relation Route TIGER Review Notes
BNSF Railway Clovis relation 1454023 Belen - Vaughn - Clovis Done
BNSF Railway Gallup relation 1453757 Belen - Gallup - I40 @ Arizona Done Part of Southwest Chief Amtrak route
BNSF Railway El Paso relation 3171177 Santa Teresa - Socorro - Belen Done
BNSF Railway Glorieta relation 1477497 Belen - Lamy - Las Vegas Done Some of Glorietta was sold to the Rail Runner, namely from Isleta to I-25 near MM 264. Part of Southwest Chief Amtrak route.
BNSF Railway Raton relation 1420813 Las Vegas - Springer - Raton Done Part of Southwest Chief Amtrak Route
BNSF Railway Lee Ranch relation 3348741 Prewitt - Lee Ranch Done
BNSF Railway Defiance relation 3348700 Defiance - Tse Bonito Done
Union Pacific Tucumcari relation 3170545 Near El Paso - Vaughn - Logan Done
Union Pacific ? SW Corner

Short Line Rail

Operator Subdivision Relation Route TIGER Review Notes
New Mexico Rail Runner Express ? relation 386342 Belen - Albuquerque - Santa Fe
BNSF Railway Carlsbad relation 3170526 Carlsbad - Roswell - Clovis Done BNSF took control of this rail again starting Jan 2017
Southwestern Railroad, Inc. ? relation 3355310 Hatch - Westward
Texas-New Mexico Railroad ? relation 3351416 Texas border near NM 18 - Eunice - Lovington Done
Arizona Eastern Railway ? relation 3354988 Lordsburg - Arizona Border to the NW Just started editing process

Passenger Rail

Amtrak passenger=national trains serving New Mexico (AMTK)

Amtrak operates most passenger=regional (medium-distance: often interstate, sometimes intrastate) trains and all passenger=national (long distance, interstate), overnight, highspeed=yes and passenger=international trains.

Route Trains Service Relation Status
Southwest Chief® 3, 4 national relation 4720714 Complete; public_transport v2. 2265 miles (Chicago - Los Angeles). Serving in New Mexico: Gallup, Albuquerque, Lamy, Las Vegas and Raton.
Sunset Limited® 1, 2 national relation 297142 Complete; public_transport v1. 1995 miles (New Orleans - San Antonio - Los Angeles). Serving in New Mexico: Lordsburg and Deming. Between San Antonio and Los Angeles, uses same track (route) and stations as Texas Eagle.
Texas Eagle® 21, 22, 421, 422 national relation 2795760 Complete; rough public_transport v1. 2728 miles (Chicago - San Antonio - Los Angeles). Serving in New Mexico: Lordsburg and Deming. Between San Antonio and Los Angeles, uses same track (route) and stations as Sunset Limited. Tracks around Saint Louis are estimated.

Commuter passenger=suburban trains serving New Mexico

New Mexico Rail Runner Express passenger=suburban trains

New Mexico's commuter rail service between Santa Fe and Belen, serving Albuquerque and points between, by Rio Metro.

Service Line Route Trains Relation Status
New Mexico Rail Runner Express Train relation 386342 A slightly-buggy v1 now, shouldn't be too difficult to improve to excellent v1, then v2 with route_master.