Feature Alert

April 2015

India is opening the door to foreign investment in its multitude of main line, dedicated high-speed and freight railway projects. Don't miss your chance to show this huge market what you have to offer this April.

India: India's dedicated freight corridor project is beginning to take shape. IRJ speaks exclusively to the chairman of Dedicated Freight Corridor Company of India (DFCCI) to get the very latest on this hugely ambitious project. We also consider the future of Indian Railways following recent reforms, and get the latest on the Mumbai - Ahmadabad high-speed project, and the continuing development of metro schemes across this vast country.

• IRJ is read by 593 railway decision makers in India every month. Put your expertise at the forefront of their thinking with an ad this April.

Training and recruitment: Railways around the world face an increasingly difficult task to recruit the right calibre of employees. We look at the relationship between universities and the railway industry in the Netherlands, and an innovative technique to train conductors in Germany.

  IRJ is actively requested by 87% of its readership, reflecting its value and importance to the industry.

Onboard services: With fierce competition between different modes of transport, railways are introducing a variety of services to enhance the passenger experience. We feature some of the latest innovations.

2035 leading managers and decision makers working for passenger rail operators across the world read IRJ every month.

Rolling stock components: IRJ looks at an innovative 3D process and how it could revolutionise the production of components for rolling stock.

IRJ: exposing the latest trends and technologies to the railway world.

Extra distribution:

• UIC World Congress on Rail Training, April 15-17, Lisbon, Portugal

Closing date for the April issue: March 16
Ad copy date: March 18

IRJ – the magazine rail professionals choose to read

Don't restrict your advertising to a single market in 2015, take your products and services to the railway world with IRJ

IRJ is the first choice for news and features on the latest developments in the international railway industry for 10,810 railway professionals in 123 countries every month.* And with an average pass along rate of four additional readers per issue distributed, this is your chance to put your company's products and services in front of around 40,000 of the global industry's key decision makers.

* Data retrieved from ABC's audit of International Railway Journal's May 2014 issue and average of the first six issues of 2014.

According to IRJ's 2014 Reader Survey, 74% of readers reported taking some action after seeing an advertisement or reading an article in IRJ. Indeed 20% recommended purchasing a particular product, 47% reported visiting a manufacturers website, 21% requested additional information from the manufacturer, and 36% discussed the advertisement or article with someone else in their company.

Advertising in IRJ clearly works. Don't miss this opportunity to put your company at the forefront of your customers' thinking when they consider their next purchase.

Our numbers speak for themselves and cannot be matched. Why take the risk of going elsewhere?

IRJ. The industry's leading news source, in print and online

To advertise in International Railway Journal, call +44 1444 416368 or contact Louise Cooper lc@railjournal.co.uk or Julie Richardson jr@railjournal.co.uk
For editorial enquiries, contact David Briginshaw, Editor-in-Chief, on +44 1326 313945, email: db@railjournal.co.uk

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High speed rail is continuing to reach new areas across the world. We have the latest on India’s plans for high-speed and the start of operations on Austria’s Vienna - St Pölten line. We also report on SNCF’s new no-frills TGV service.

IRJ is your partner to high-speed success

Heavy haul railways are pushing the boundaries of technology and spurring new innovations. Ahead of February’s International Heavy Haul Association conference in Delhi, we examine the latest developments in Canada, and the rush to extract Africa’s mineral wealth.

IRJ: reaching heavy weight champions across the world

New train maintenance practices are helping operators to do more with less. We look at two of the latest systems.

Attract and maintain your customers through IRJ


The abundance of rail projects taking place across the Middle East and North Africa has established the region as a one of the world’s most dynamic markets. We report on the latest developments in Jordan and Iran, and the opening of a new light railway in Casablanca.

Tap into new markets with IRJ

We take a look at rapid transit projects in Stockholm and Milan, and the most efficient forms of electric traction.

Choose IRJ as the platform for your marketing message

We will also feature some of the latest innovations in track technology.

IRJ putting you on track to a prosperous 2013

Extra distribution

IHHA Conference, February 4-6, Delhi, India