The 200x40 pixel clickable banner ads that you see to the right are not paying sponsors but
rather are part of the
network of websites.
These are websites that we ourselves own, manage, or with which we have a strong business
alliance or affiliation. Once in a while you will see an independent website represented
that we are promoting for some specific purpose, but not as a paid advertiser.
The main purpose of these clickable banner ads is to increase browsing within our own network
of websites and generally not to link to websites outside of the
We have phased out selling 200x40 pixel clickable banner ads. However, there are a handful of
sponsors that have been with us for years that we have grandfathered in. There are also a
number of railroad magazine advertising trading partners that we still promote with the 200x40
pixel banner ads. Some of those ads used to appear in the column to the right on a few of the
main pages at TrainWeb but no longer do so. However, those 200x40 pixel clickable banner ads
still appear in ad rotation throughout most of the entire TrainWeb network. Each ad usually
appears between 40,000 and 60,000 times per month. So if you are one of our legacy sponsors or
trading partners, your clickable banner ad is still getting a huge amount of exposure every
month at TrainWeb even though it no longer appears in a fixed position on the main pages of
If you do wish to purchase clickable banner advertising on the
network of websites, then visit
The most effective ad that we are now selling is the large 728x90 pixel clickable
top horizontal ad that appears on almost every web page in our network in ad rotation.
With that ad you can reach more than 400,000 train enthusiasts each month. For more information
please click here.