Santa Fe Southern suspends passenger rail service

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Tourist-oriented passenger train service between Santa Fe and the village of Lamy is suspended again.

The Santa Fe New Mexican ( ) reports that the Santa Fe Southern Railray is notifying customers that operations have been halted for the foreseeable future.

The railroad did not immediate respond to several messages from The Associated Press on Tuesday, but its website says service "has been temporarily suspended."

Twice-daily service on the 18-mile route resumed in July after being suspended in 2013 after two decades of operations.

The latest service involved equipment provided by X Train Holdings, a unit of Las Vegas Railway Express Inc.,

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