Feature Alert



October 2016

Spice up your marketing campaign and highlight your expertise to IRJ's Indian audience this October with an advertisement in the world's leading railway business publication.

India: IRJ reports exclusively from India and gets the lowdown on the major changes taking place in the railway sector. We look at government proposals to radically alter the structure of Indian Railways and its finances. We also get updates on the major projects taking place across the country, including the Dedicated Freight Corridors and high-speed lines.s. We also look at DB’s plans to enhance its long-distance passenger business, and Locomore, the crowd-source start-up which has exciting plans for new services. Finally we take a trip to Chemnitz to look at its new tram-train service.

• IRJ is read by 884 railway professionals working in India every month.* Don’t miss this opportunity to reach your customers.

Metros and light rail: Our Indian theme continues with a round-up of transit projects underway and planned across the country as Indian cities fight congestion. We also report from Prague on its plans to expand its metro and light rail networks.

• IRJ is read by 958 railway industry decision makers working for transit operators around the world.*

Operations management: Getting more out of your infrastructure and assets is an increasingly important consideration for operators facing increasing ridership and restricted budgets. We focus at solutions developed by Wi-Tronix, United States, and Tokyo Metro’s approach to dealing with increased network capacity.

• IRJ is actively requested by 90.5% of its readership of 10,459 global railway professionals, reflecting its importance to the industry - no other rail industry publication comes close.*


Extra distribution:

  • UIC Sustainability Conference, Vienna, Austria. October 12 - 14
  • UITP UITP Singapore International Transport Congress & Exhibition, Singapore. October 19 - 21
  • Smart Metro Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark. November 1 - 3


Closing date for the October issue: September 21
Ad copy date: September 23

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.* 

* Average data retrieved from ABC audit of International Railway Journal's circulation from January 1 2015 to December 31 2015.

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. 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, 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.

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