New York By Rail Magazine Wins 2014 APEX Award for Magazine Excellence for Sixth Consecutive Year

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June 13, 2014                                                                          631-473-7195

 

New York By Rail Magazine Wins 2014APEX Award for Magazine Excellence for Sixth Consecutive Year

Poughkeepsie, New York.  New York By Rail, the magazine that rides the rails in the back seat pocket on most Amtrak trains in New York State,  has won the prestigious 2014 APEX Award for Magazine Excellence for the sixth consecutive year.

            The magazine serves as a travel by rail guide to New York State and Canadian travel destination points.   “We are honored that New York By Rail has been recognized for publication excellence in a highly competitive national competition for communications professionals six years running” said the magazine’s publisher Thomas Martinelli.  APEX 2014 awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence. New York By Rail was one of nearly 2,100 total entrants in the Custom-Published Magazines, Journals & Tabloids category. The awards were judged by professional writers and journalists.  All outlets, no matter their financial status, are allowed to participate in the award process.

“We’ve been pleased that since 2004 New York By Rail has been a popular and important marketing tool for Amtrak, with a consistent annual distribution of 175,000 copies, aimed at increasing New York State ridership” said Martinelli who further stated “our website www.newyorkbyrail.com and new mobile app now complement the award-winning print magazine to offer convenient online train travel resources”. 

New York by Rail magazine is Amtrak’s annual travel guide to rail travel throughout New York State. The magazine began publishing in 2004 and provides readers with tourism destinations accessible via Amtrak. New York by Rail magazine is available on New York State Amtrak trains and most New York State Amtrak stations. For more information about New York by Rail Magazine contact Thomas Martinelli at: 845-462-1209 or visit www.newyorkbyrail.com

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