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Submissions Closed

Only 18 Winners

Progressive Railroading's Readers Choice Awards recognize an elite group of 18 products that best meet the industry's needs as selected by our subscribers. Your product can be one of the select few to earn this prestigious honor in 2020.

The Readers Choice Awards program is open to any individual, organization or authorized agent who manufactures, designs, engineers or produces products and technology for the rail industry. Products entered must have been available for industry use by December 31, 2019

Award applications will be accepted from February 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020.

For the small cost of submission, winners get unparalleled marketing value

  • Logo and usage rights for the award(s) granted (great for social and digital marketing)
  • Industry-wide recognition through media promotion in Progressive Railroading's August issue
  • Winning products posted on the website for 6 months
  • Winners will be featured in an eBook with accompanying promotion in the Progressive Railroading Daily eNewsletter during a 30 day period
  • Additional exposure via social media and press release
  • Bonus recognition at RSI, IANA and AREMA shows
  • Total Value of $22,000

Product Categories

(3 winners per category)

  • MOW Products
  • C&S Products
  • Mechanical Products
  • Technology Products
  • Innovative Products
  • New Products (Launched in 2019)

How We Select Winners

All entries are complied on a ballot and emailed to Progressive Railroading's digital subscriber list of over 50,000 rail professionals. Voting takes place between April 6, 2020 and May 18, 2020. Ballots will be compiled and winners will be notified on May 27, 2020. All award designations by reader voting are final.

Entry Fee

$199 per entry. No refunds will be issued.

You may submit the same product into multiple award categories, but there is a separate entry fee for each category entry. All entries must be submitted by March 31, 2020.

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Questions or need assistance with your awards entry? Contact us at 414/228-7701, ext. 438 or