The Rail Industry's Top Choice for News and Information

100% qualified print circulation – 25,000+

Average monthly website users – 70,000+

Progressive Railroading attracts and influences the entire North American professional railroad and rail transit industry. If you want to inform and influence the following professionals, you need Progressive Railroading as part of your media plan.

  • Amtrak and Class I Railroads
    • Chairmen, CEOs, Presidents, Executive VPs, Data Systems/IT Executives, Planning and Personnel Executives
    • Purchasing and Materials, Marketing and Sales Department Directors
    • Operating and Mechanical Department Managers, Engineering Department Managers
    • Signaling and Communications Department Managers
  • Railroad and Rail Transit Consultants and Contractors
  • Railway and Transit Suppliers, including Car and Locomotive Builders, Private Car Lines and Others
  • Rail Industry Government Officials
  • Utility and Energy Companies
  • Shippers, Intermodal Companies and Finance/Leasing Companies
  • Rail Industry Associations and Others Allied to the Field

Meet the Buyers

Precision marketing is all about knowing your audience. Get to know your future customers. Progressive Railroading magazine reaches top-tier buyers and influencers, including:

  • Director of Capital Projects, AMTRAK
  • Director of Equipment Maintenance, BNSF
  • Director of Signals, BNSF
  • Director of Operations, Canadian National
  • Director of Maintenance of Way, Canadian National
  • Director of Fleet Management, CSX
  • President and CEO, Kansas City Southern
  • Vice President of Mechanical, Norfolk Southern
  • Director of Intermodal, Union Pacific
  • General Director of Track Maintenance, Union Pacific
  • Director of Business Development, APL Logistics
  • Vice President, Bombardier
  • President, Chicago Transit Authority
  • Vice President of Leasing, CIT
  • Director of Transportation, ConAgra Foods
  • Rail Transportation Manager, DuPont
  • Director, Electro Motive Diesel
  • President, First Union Rail
  • CEO, Freight Car America
  • CEO, The Greenbrier Companies
  • President, HDR Engineering
  • Director of Rail Operations, LA Metro
  • Chairman and CEO, National Steel Car
  • Director, New York Transit Authority
  • Vice President Corporate Transportation Services, UPS


Railroad decision makers named Progressive Railroading the magazine they found most useful in helping them select products to purchase.

Results from a study of Progressive Railroading and Railway Age subscribers.*

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Objective Editorial

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Selecting Contracting Services

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* Publisher's Railroad Industry Readership Report 2015

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