Print Publications

Progressive Railroading's monthly magazines and annual buyers guides provide the ideal context for your advertising message by delivering the best and most useful information in the industry.*

*Publisher's Railroad Industry Readership Report, 2015



2017 Progressive Railroading Editorial Calendar

January

Ad Close: 12/9/16
Materials Due: 12/16/16

Ad Readership Study
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Focus on BNSF

Passenger: Mobile Apps for Customer Service

MOW/C&S: Annual Grade Crossing Update

MOW: Friction Modifiers/Rail Lubrication

Mechanical: Freight-Car Repair Market Update
Special Advertising Section:
Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
NITL (Jan. 30 - Feb. 2, San Diego)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

February

Ad Close: 01/10/17
Materials Due: 01/17/17
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Legislative & Regulatory Issues: Railroads & D.C.

Passenger: Focus on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

MOW: IoT: Big Data & Track Maintenance Planning

C&S: CommunicationsBased Train Control (CBTC) Technology

Mechanical: Annual Finance and Leasing Guide
Special Advertising Section
Problem Solvers
Guides and Directories
Annual Finance and Leasing Guide
Bonus Distribution
Railroad Day on Capitol Hill (Mar. 2, Washington DC)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Rail Product News eNewsletter: IoT and Track Maintenance

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

March

Ad Close: 02/10/17
Materials Due: 02/17/17

Ad Readership Study
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Focus on UP

Passenger: IoT/Data Analytics Strengthen Transit Security

Multiple Sectors: Drones/UAVs; Engineering & Contracting

MOW: Vegetation Management Equipment/Services

Mechanical: Freight Locomotive Market Update
Special Advertising Section
Focus on Rail Security

Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
NE Railroad Club Expo (March 23, Worcester, MA)

Secure Rail (April 5-6, Orlando)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Rail Security Technology

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

2017-18 Car & Locomotive Yearbook

Ad Close: 03/14/17
Materials Due: 04/04/17

April

Ad Close: 03/10/17
Materials Due: 03/17/17

Ad Readership Study
Coverage
MOW: (COVER) MOW Spending Report

Freight: Short-Line Focus: Conrail

Passenger: High-Speed Rail: All Aboard Florida Update

Multiple Sectors: IoT Technology for Monitoring & Detection

C&S: Rail Yard Technology
Special Advertising Section
Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
ASLRRA Annual Meeting (April 22- 25, Grapevine, TX)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

May

Ad Close: 04/10/17
Materials Due: 04/17/17
Coverage
Freight: Commodity Update: Autos

Multiple Sectors: (COVER) Freight and Passenger Lines - Shared Tracks, Shared Projects

MOW: Special Trackwork

C&S/MOW: Winter Challenges

Mechanical: Passenger Rail Locomotives
Special Advertising Section
Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
NARS (May 23-25, San Francisco)

APTA Rail (June 11-14, Baltimore)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

June

Ad Close: 05/10/17
Materials Due: 05/17/17
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Intermodal: Panama Canal Expansion

Passenger: IoT/Data Analytics and Operational Efficiency

Multiple Sectors: Derailment Investigation, Cleanup & Prevention Strategies

MOW: Ballast Management
Special Advertising Section:
Top Execs on the Marketplace

Problem Solvers
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Onboard & Wayside Monitoring

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

July

Ad Close: 06/09/17
Materials Due: 06/16/17

Ad Readership Study
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Focus on Norfolk Southern

MOW: Rail Grinding

C&S: C&S Product Information Directory

Mechanical: Fuel Management
Special Advertising Section
Problem Solvers
Guides and Directories
C&S Product Information Directory
Bonus Distribution
AARS (July 23-25, St. Louis)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Winter Products, Technology & Services

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

August

Ad Close: 07/10/17
Materials Due: 07/17/17
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Mexico Update (KCS, Ferromex, NAFTA)

Multiple Sectors: Industry Trends: Transloading

MOW: Material Handling Equipment

Mechanical: Fleet Stats & Trends
Special Advertising Section
Railway Interchange Product Preview

Problem Solvers
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

Railway Interchange Event Guide

Ad Close: 08/01/17
Materials Due: 08/09/17

September

Ad Close: 08/10/17
Materials Due: 08/17/17
Coverage
Freight: Focus on CP

Freight: Short-line Focus: Genessee & Wyoming

Passenger: High Speed Rail: The Texas Central Railway Project

Multiple Sectors: (COVER) Progressive Railroading's 2017 Rising Stars

Multiple Sectors: Intermodal

MOW: Rail Safety: The Next Steps in Accident Prevention

C&S: Cybersecurity

Mechanical: Rail Safety: The Next Steps in Accident Prevention
Special Advertising Section:
Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
Railway Interchange (Sept. 17-20, Indianapolis)

IANA (Sept, 17-20, Long Beach, CA)

APTA Annual (Oct. 8-11, Atlanta)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Railway Interchange Trade Show Express

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

2017-18 Track Yearbook

Ad Close: 08/14/17
Materials Due: 09/05/17

October

Ad Close: 09/11/17
Materials Due: 09/18/17

Ad Readership Study
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Focus on CSX

Passenger: Annual Report: Passenger Rail at a Glance

MOW: Annual Market Update: Cross, Switch, & Bridge Ties

Mechanical: Wheels, Axles & Bearings Technology
Special Advertising Section
Problem Solvers
Guides and Directories
Passenger Rail at a Glance
Bonus Distribution
Railway Tie Assn. Meeting (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, San Diego)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Ballast Equipment & Services

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

November

Ad Close: 10/10/17
Materials Due: 10/17/17
Coverage
Passenger: (COVER) MTA New York City Transit/Second Avenue Subway Project

Multiple Sectors: Progressive Railroading's 2017 Railroad Innovator Award

MOW: Rail Fasteners

MOW: Bridge Projects
Special Advertising Section:
Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
RailTrends (Nov. 30-Dec. 1, New York City)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends


December

Ad Close: 11/10/17
Materials Due: 11/17/17
Coverage
Freight: (COVER) Outlook 2018: The Year Ahead for Rail

Passenger: Focus on Amtrak

MOW: Outlook for Contracting

MOW: Hi-Rail Equipment

C&S: PTC
Special Advertising Section
Problem Solvers
Bonus Distribution
NRCMA (Jan. 10-13, 2018, Los Angeles)
Additional Digital Opportunities:
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

Rail Product News eNewsletter: Safety Products & Services

Issue
Coverage
Special Advertising Section
Guides and Directories
Bonus Distribution
Additional Digital Opportunities
January

Ad Close: 12/9/16
Materials Due: 12/16/16

Ad Readership Study
Freight: (COVER) Focus on BNSF

Passenger: Mobile Apps for Customer Service

MOW/C&S: Annual Grade Crossing Update

MOW: Friction Modifiers/Rail Lubrication

Mechanical: Freight-Car Repair Market Update
Problem Solvers
 
NITL (Jan. 30 - Feb. 2, San Diego)
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
February

Ad Close: 01/10/17
Materials Due: 01/17/17
Freight: (COVER) Legislative & Regulatory Issues: Railroads & D.C.

Passenger: Focus on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

MOW: IoT: Big Data & Track Maintenance Planning

C&S: CommunicationsBased Train Control (CBTC) Technology

Mechanical: Annual Finance and Leasing Guide
Problem Solvers
Annual Finance and Leasing Guide
Railroad Day on Capitol Hill (Mar. 2, Washington DC)
Rail Product News eNewsletter: IoT and Track Maintenance

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
March

Ad Close: 02/10/17
Materials Due: 02/17/17
Freight: (COVER) Focus on UP

Passenger: IoT/Data Analytics Strengthen Transit Security

Multiple Sectors: Drones/UAVs; Engineering & Contracting

MOW: Vegetation Management Equipment/Services

Mechanical: Freight Locomotive Market Update
Focus on Rail Security

Problem Solvers
 
NE Railroad Club Expo (March 23, Worcester, MA)

Secure Rail (April 5-6, Orlando)
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Rail Security Technology

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
2017-18 Car & Locomotive Yearbook

Ad Close: 03/14/17  Materials Due: 04/04/17
April

Ad Close: 03/10/17
Materials Due: 03/17/17

Ad Readership Study
MOW: (COVER) MOW Spending Report

Freight: Short-Line Focus: Conrail

Passenger: High-Speed Rail: All Aboard Florida Update

Multiple Sectors: IoT Technology for Monitoring & Detection

C&S: Rail Yard Technology
Problem Solvers
 
ASLRRA Annual Meeting (April 22- 25, Grapevine, TX)
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
May

Ad Close: 04/10/17
Materials Due: 04/17/17
Freight: Commodity Update: Autos

Multiple Sectors: (COVER) Freight and Passenger Lines - Shared Tracks, Shared Projects

MOW: Special Trackwork

C&S/MOW: Winter Challenges

Mechanical: Passenger Rail Locomotives
Problem Solvers
 
NARS (May 23-25, San Francisco)

APTA Rail (June 11-14, Baltimore)
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
June

Ad Close: 05/10/17
Materials Due: 05/17/17
Freight: (COVER) Intermodal: Panama Canal Expansion

Passenger: IoT/Data Analytics and Operational Efficiency

Multiple Sectors: Derailment Investigation, Cleanup & Prevention Strategies

MOW: Ballast Management
Top Execs on the Marketplace

Problem Solvers
 
 
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Onboard & Wayside Monitoring

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
July

Ad Close: 06/09/17
Materials Due: 06/16/17

Ad Readership Study
Freight: (COVER) Focus on Norfolk Southern

MOW: Rail Grinding

C&S: C&S Product Information Directory

Mechanical: Fuel Management
Problem Solvers
C&S Product Information Directory
AARS (July 23-25, St. Louis)
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Winter Products, Technology & Services

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
August

Ad Close: 07/10/17
Materials Due: 07/17/17
Freight: (COVER) Mexico Update (KCS, Ferromex, NAFTA)

Multiple Sectors: Industry Trends: Transloading

MOW: Material Handling Equipment

Mechanical: Fleet Stats & Trends
Railway Interchange Product Preview

Problem Solvers
 
 
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
Railway Interchange Event Guide

Ad Close: 08/01/17  Materials Due: 08/09/17
September

Ad Close: 08/10/17
Materials Due: 08/17/17
Freight: Focus on CP

Freight: Short-line Focus: Genessee & Wyoming

Passenger: High Speed Rail: The Texas Central Railway Project

Multiple Sectors: (COVER) Progressive Railroading's 2017 Rising Stars

Multiple Sectors: Intermodal

MOW: Rail Safety: The Next Steps in Accident Prevention

C&S: Cybersecurity

Mechanical: Rail Safety: The Next Steps in Accident Prevention
Problem Solvers
 
Railway Interchange (Sept. 17-20, Indianapolis)

IANA (Sept. 17-19, Long Beach, CA)

APTA Annual (Oct. 8-11, Atlanta)
Railway Interchange Trade Show Express

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
2017-18 Track Yearbook

Ad Close: 08/14/17  Materials Due: 09/05/17
October

Ad Close: 09/11/17
Materials Due: 09/18/17

Ad Readership Study
Freight: (COVER) Focus on CSX

Passenger: Annual Report: Passenger Rail at a Glance

MOW: Annual Market Update: Cross, Switch, & Bridge Ties

Mechanical: Wheels, Axles & Bearings Technology
Problem Solvers
Passenger Rail at a Glance
Railway Tie Assn. Meeting (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, San Diego)
Rail Product News eNewsletter: Ballast Equipment & Services

Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
November

Ad Close: 10/10/17
Materials Due: 10/17/17
Passenger: (COVER) MTA New York City Transit/Second Avenue Subway Project

Multiple Sectors: Progressive Railroading's 2017 Railroad Innovator Award

MOW: Rail Fasteners

MOW: Bridge Projects
Problem Solvers
 
RailTrends (Nov. 30-Dec. 1, New York City)
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends
December

Ad Close: 11/10/17
Materials Due: 11/17/17
Freight: (COVER) Outlook 2018: The Year Ahead for Rail

Passenger: Focus on Amtrak

MOW: Outlook for Contracting

MOW: Hi-Rail Equipment

C&S: PTC
Problem Solvers
 
NRCMA (Jan. 10-13, 2018, Los Angeles)
Daily News eNewsletter: News & Trends

Rail Product News eNewsletter: Safety Products & Services


2017 Progressive Railroading Ad Rates

B&W
1X
3X
6X
9X
12X
18X
24X
30X
36X
42X
48X
Page
$7,535
$7,395
$7,140
$6,960
$6,600
$6,340
$5,875
$5,470
$5,155
$4,880
$4,655
2/3 Page
$5,605
$5,490
$5,345
$5,250
$5,000
$4,800
$4,425
$4,135
$3,900
$3,690
$3,520
1/2 Island
$5,080
$4,985
$4,800
$4,665
$4,440
$4,280
$3,995
$3,750
$3,530
$3,340
$3,180
1/2 Page
$4,275
$4,110
$3,975
$3,845
$3,675
$3,625
$3,545
$3,310
$3,130
$2,980
$2,835
1/3 Page
$3,310
$3,225
$3,150
$3,040
$2,900
$2,860
$2,675
$2,490
$2,375
$2,255
$2,150
1/4 Page
$2,585
$2,535
$2,455
$2,375
$2,270
$2,195
$2,030
$1,895
$1,810
$1,715
$1,645
1/6 Page
$2,255
$2,215
$2,130
$2,075
$2,010
$1,895
$1,770
$1,675
$1,570
$1,510
$1,445
B&W
1X
3X
6X
9X
12X
18X
Page
$7,535
$7,395
$7,140
$6,960
$6,600
$6,340
2/3 Page
$5,605
$5,490
$5,345
$5,250
$5,000
$4,800
1/2 Island
$5,080
$4,985
$4,800
$4,665
$4,440
$4,280
1/2 Page
$4,275
$4,110
$3,975
$3,845
$3,675
$3,625
1/3 Page
$3,310
$3,225
$3,150
$3,040
$2,900
$2,860
1/4 Page
$2,585
$2,535
$2,455
$2,375
$2,270
$2,195
1/6 Page
$2,255
$2,215
$2,130
$2,075
$2,010
$1,895

B&W (cont.)
24X
30X
36X
42X
48X
Page
$5,875
$5,470
$5,155
$4,880
$4,655
2/3 Page
$4,425
$4,135
$3,900
$3,690
$3,520
1/2 Island
$3,995
$3,750
$3,530
$3,340
$3,180
1/2 Page
$3,545
$3,310
$3,130
$2,980
$2,835
1/3 Page
$2,675
$2,490
$2,375
$2,255
$2.150
1/4 Page
$2,030
$1,895
$1,810
$1,715
$1,645
1/6 Page
$1,770
$1,675
$1,570
$1,510
$1,445



Color

Color
Page
Facing
4-Color process
$3,210
$1,660
2-Color (matched)
$1,640
$840
2-Color (process)
$1,050
$550



Cover Rates (includes 4-color)

Back Cover
$12,445
Inside Front Cover
$11,910
Inside Back Cover
$11,535



Professional Services Directory*

 
1X
3X
6X
9X
12X
Per column inch, per insertion
$235
$230
$225
$220
$215

* Rate is non-commissionable


Classified Advertising*

Per Column
$325/inch
Blind Box
$30.00 add'l

* Rate is non-commissionable




Yearbook & Directory Ad Rates

Black & White Ad

 
PR Advertiser
Yearbook Only
1 Page
$5,960
$7,370
2/3 Page
$4,495
$5,490
1/2 Page Island
$4,245
$4,850
1/2 Page
$3,495
$4,195
1/3 Page
$2,730
$3,255
1/4 Page
$2,130
$2,535
Technology Innovators
$4,815
$5,940



Color Rate

 
Single
Facing
Standard
$925
$460
Matched
$1,360
$665
4-C Process
$2,900
$1,500



Covers

Back
$11,465
Inside Back
$11,080
Inside Front
$11,265



Special Opportunities

Financing & Leasing Guide

Published in February

A directory of finance-related resources — including banks, lessors, finance companies and professional services providers.

Space deadline: January 10, 2017
Ad materials due: January 17, 2017

C&S Product Information Directory

Published in July

A comprehensive single-source reference and buyers' guide that features listings in more than 30 product categories.

Space deadline: June 9, 2017
Ad materials due: June 16, 2017

Passenger Rail at-a-Glance

Published in October

A unique compilation of data on U.S. Transit Agencies, their budgets and significant projects.

Space deadline: September 11, 2017
Ad materials due: September 18, 2017


Focus on Rail Security

Published in March

A special section where your company can be a thought leader on hazmat transport, IT security, and more.


Top Executives on the Marketplace

Published in June

A special section where your company executive can talk about new product development, strategic partnerships or custom service, and how these reflect the company's vision and values.

Space deadline: May 1, 2017
Ad Materials Due: May 10, 2017


Railway Interchange Product Preview

Published in August

Highlight your products and entice customers to visit your booth at Railway Interchange 2017 with a four-color product preview.

Space deadline: July 10, 2017
Ad materials due: July 17, 2017


Problem Solvers Supplement

Available in Every Issue

An advertorial that allows you to present an industry problem and share your company's solution to that problem.


Car & Locomotive Yearbook

The most comprehensive car and locomotive products and services buyers' guide is back for 2017. Progressive Railroading's Car & Locomotive Yearbook is more useful and reader-friendly than ever. Readers receive the new edition in July and reference it for a whole year.

We've recently enhanced electronic ease of use. The digital version of the Yearbook has been refined to improve the user experience and optimize access. The result is your company is found the moment users search for products all year long. ProgressiveRailroading.com/railproducts quickly gets users to the product categories they're interested in, and puts print advertiser listings at the top of the list.

Access to Key Buyers in North America

  • Circulated throughout mechanical departments. Issues are sent to the chief mechanical officer down to the car foreman and diesel foreman.
  • Your ad is seen by key decision-makers of railroads in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
  • Coverage among car and locomotive builders, private-car owners, utility and energy companies.
  • 5,000 total circulation

Your Yearbook Ad Package Includes:

A Print Ad

Your brand and message is included near the product area with your listing to help make sure users interested in those products see your brand and message at the right time.

Photos And More Numerous Product Listings

Only advertiser product listings get photos. Advertisers receive additional product listings, based on the size of their ad, over and above the three product descriptions allowed to non-advertisers. Here is what you can qualify for:

  • Advertisers 1/2 page and larger: Unlimited product descriptions (up to 100 words each with photo)
  • Advertisers under a 1/2 page: Up to 10 product descriptions (100 words each with photo)

Enhanced Listings and Your Company Logo

  • Your listings are highlighted in color
  • Your logo appears on the Section Index openers for all relevant Sections where you have listings
  • Your logo appears within the Manufacturer Index above your company's listing

Online, SEO-Optimized Product Listing Exposure

Users access our Yearbook listings online everyday. Our online Yearbooks are incredibly popular, having over 110,000 unique visitors in a calendar year. The listings are optimized for search and we package your advertising program for both print and online giving you maximum exposure to both mediums for the cost of only one placement. Maximize the number of product listings you get online with your ad package.

Exclusive Advertiser Upgrade: Technology Innovators


View Sample

This special section allows you to craft an in-depth message and get it in front of our readers. Special premium upgrade available only to Yearbook advertisers.

Run a profile page in the Technology Innovators special section, which highlights your company's new products, R&D investments and other advancements. This section appears in print and online, maximizing your visibility.

Take advantage of these opportunities to build your brand, increase product awareness and have a commanding presence in the Car & Locomotive Yearbook.

Space deadline: March 14, 2017
Ad materials due: April 4, 2017
Mailed: June 2017

Yearbook & Directory Ad Rates

 
PR Advertiser
Yearbook Only
1 Page
$5,960
$7,370
2/3 Page
$4,495
$5,490
1/2 Pg Island
$4,245
$4,850
1/2 Page
$3,495
$4,195
1/3 Page
$2,730
$3,255
1/4 Page
$2,130
$2,535
Technology Innovators
$4,815
$5,940


Covers

Back
$11,465
Inside Back
$11,080
Inside Front
$11,265


Color Charges

 
Single
Facing
Standard
$925
$460
Matched
$1,360
$665
4-C Process
$2,900
$1,500



Track Yearbook

The most comprehensive track products and services buyers' guide is back for 2017. Readers receive the new print edition in December, and refer to it again and again.

We've recently enhanced electronic ease of use. Online access to the digital version of the Yearbook has been refined to improve the user experience and optimize access. The result is your company is found the moment users are searching for products. ProgressiveRailroading.com/railproducts quickly gets users to the product categories they're interested in, and puts print advertiser listings at the top of the list.

Access to Key Buyers in North America

  • Circulated throughout maintenance-of-way departments. Copies are sent to track supervisors, senior structural engineers, supervisors of structures, road foremen and supervisors of rail welding, along with other maintenance-of-way professionals.
  • Your ad is seen by key decision-makers of railroads in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
  • 7,500 total circulation

Your Yearbook Ad Package Includes:

A Print Ad

A print ad with your brand and message is included near the product area with your listing to help make sure users interested in those products see your brand and message at the right time.

Photos And More Numerous Product Listings

Only advertiser product listings get photos. Advertisers will receive additional product listings, based on the size of their ad, over and above the three product descriptions allowed to non-advertisers. Here is what you can qualify for:

  • Advertisers 1/2 page and larger: Unlimited product descriptions (up to 100 words each with photo)
  • Advertisers under a 1/2 page: Up to 10 product descriptions (100 words each with photo)

Enhanced Listings and Your Company Logo

  • Your listings are highlighted in color
  • Your logo appears on the Section Index openers for all relevant Sections where you have listings
  • Your logo appears within the Manufacturer Index above your company's listing

Online, SEO-Optimized Product Listing Exposure

Our online Yearbooks are incredibly popular, having over 110,000 unique visitors in a calendar year. The listings are optimized for search and we package your advertising program for both print and online together giving you maximum exposure to both mediums for the cost of only one placement. Users are accessing our Yearbook listings online everyday. Maximize the number of product listings you get online with your ad package.

Exclusive Advertiser Upgrade: Technology Innovators


View Sample

Special premium upgrade available only to Yearbook advertisers. This special section allows you to craft an in-depth message and get it in front of our readers.

Run a profile page in the Technology Innovators special section, which highlights your company's new products, R&D investments and other advancements. This section appears in print and online, maximizing your visibility.

Take advantage of these opportunities to build your brand, increase product awareness and have a commanding presence in the Track Yearbook.

Space deadline: August 14, 2017
Ad materials due: September 5, 2017
Mailed: November 2017

Yearbook & Directory Ad Rates

 
PR Advertiser
Yearbook Only
1 Page
$5,960
$7,370
2/3 Page
$4,495
$5,490
1/2 Pg Island
$4,245
$4,850
1/2 Page
$3,495
$4,195
1/3 Page
$2,730
$3,255
1/4 Page
$2,130
$2,535
Technology Innovators
$4,815
$5,940


Covers

Back
$11,465
Inside Back
$11,080
Inside Front
$11,265


Color Charges

 
Single
Facing
Standard
$925
$460
Matched
$1,360
$665
4-C Process
$2,900
$1,500



Event Marketing

View Sample



New Print Magazine Featured Event Ad

Our new event marketing opportunity gets your event the visibility it needs right when readers are engaged with event content in Progressive Railroading.

It's a perfect way to build your attendance numbers by highlighting your upcoming event and getting bonus information in front of the audience.

Buy all three and save!

Combine your Print Magazine Featured Event Ad with a Daily News Featured Event Ad and a Website Featured Event Ad a receive special package price. Contact your Sales Manager for pricing.


Mechanical Specs

Ad Sizes
Width
Depth
Bleed Page
8.125"
11"
1 Page
7"
10"
2/3 Page
4.5"
10"
1/2 Page Horizontal
7"
4.875"
1/2 Page Vertical
3.375"
10"
1/2 Page Island
4.5"
7.5"
1/3 Page Vertical
2.125"
10"
1/3 Page Horizontal
7"
3.125"
1/3 Page Square
4.5"
4.875"
1/4 Page Vertical
3.375"
4.875"
1/4 Page Horizontal
7"
2.375"
1/6 Page Vertical
2.125"
4.875"

Mechanical Notes:

Publication trim size: 7.875x10.75
Bleed Page: 8.125 x 11
Trims to 7.875 x 10.75
Live Area: 7x10
Note: Pertinent matter on bleed advertisement must be kept at least 0.5 inch from image edge. Bleed trim is 0.125 inch.

2 Page Spread Bleed

Bleed 16 x 11 Trim 15.75 x 10.75
Live matter must be kept 0.5 inch away from untrimmed edge and allow 0.25 inch clearance for gutter.
Trim variance is 1/8 inch

Line screen: 133
Output Resolution: 2540
Max Ink Density: 300%
4-color rotation (wet) is black, cyan, magenta, yellow
Printing: Web-offset
Binding: All issues saddle stitched. Yearbooks are perfect bound

1/2 Page Horizontal Spread

Bleed 16 x 5.5 Trim 15.75 x 5.25
Live matter must be kept 0.5 inch away from untrimmed edge and allow 0.25 inch clearance for gutter.

Mechanical Requirements for Inserts:

Contact production manager for insert specifications (size, stock, binding, shipping). Sample of insert must be submitted to publisher for mechanical clearance and pricing.

Issuance and Closing Date

Mailing Date: 10th of month of issue
Closing Date: 10th of preceding month.
Cancellation Date: No cancellation after 10th of preceding month.

Mailing & Shipping Instructions

Send all contracts, insertion orders and electronic ad materials to:
Production Manager
Progressive Railroading
2100 West Florist Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53209

Sending Your Ad:

Upload files to www.tradepress.com/uploads or mail CD or DVD (please include a pdf soft proof when uploading ads).

For Questions:

Wendy Melnick, Production Manager
414.228.7701 x465
Email Print Production Manager

General

Publisher's Copy Protective Clause: Advertiser and advertising agency assume liability for all content of advertisements printed, and also assume responsibility for any claims arising therefrom made against the publisher. Publisher reserves the right to reject any advertising. Publisher is not responsible for errors in key numbers or index of advertisers.

Short Rates and Rebates: Advertisers will be short rated if within the 12-month period they do not use the number of insertions upon which their billings have been based. Advertisers will be rebated if within the 12-month period they have used sufficient insertions to earn a lower frequency rate appearing on this card.

Rate Protection Clause: A minimum of 90 days notice will be given preceding any rate increase. On effective date of new rates, earned frequency on space run to date will apply to new rates. Contracts in force at time of rate announcement will be honored.

Publisher reserves right to hold advertiser and/or its advertising agency jointly and severally liable for such monies as are due and payable to the publisher.

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