Feature Alert



March 2017 

Highlight your expertise and latest technologies to the world’s railway community with an ad in IRJ this March, your one-stop-shop for railway news and information.


Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
IRJ travels to Utrecht to get an exclusive look at the Uithof light rail project, which is part of a broader urban development project for the Dutch city. We also speak exclusively with Infrabel CEO Luc Lallemand about the challenges facing rail infrastructure in Belgium.
• IRJ is read by 321 rail professionals and decision-makers in Benelux every month.*

Signalling and telecoms
What could 5G telecoms offer the railway industry? IRJ presents the views of the leading players in the market. Continuing our Benelux theme, we also get the latest on progress with the Netherlands’ ETCS programme, and a new vehicle identification system developed in Belgium for use when a GPS signal is not available. We also look at the signalling technology in use on East Africa’s new railways.
• IRJ is read by 648 railway industry professionals working in signalling and telecoms every month.*

Sustainable technologies
IRJ presents an in-depth view of the current approach to sustainability taken by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), widely-recognised as one of the world’s most environmentally-friendly railways.
• IRJ is actively requested by 90.5% of its readership of 10,459 global railway professionals from 137 countries, reflecting its influence and importance in the industry - no other rail industry publication comes close.


 Extra distribution:

  • ERTMS & ETCS Conference, London, Britain. March 21 - 22
  • Asia Pacific Rail Conference & Exhibition, Hong Kong, China. March 21 - 22.
  • Sifer Exhibition, Lille, France. March 21 - 23
  • InterRail Forum & Conference, Prague, Czech Republic. March 22 - 24

Closing date for the March issue: February 15
Ad copy date: February 17

IRJ – the magazine rail professionals choose to read

IRJ is the first choice for news and features on the latest developments in the international railway industry for 10,459 railway professionals in 137 countries every month.*
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 is a fantastic way of publicising your brand or latest product. And it works. Don’t miss the chance to put your company at the forefront of your customers’ thinking when they consider their next purchase.


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To advertise in International Railway Journal, contact Louise Cooper lc@railjournal.co.uk on +44 1444 849123 or Julie Richardson jr@railjournal.co.uk on +44 144 849318 

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.

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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.

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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

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