Feature Alert

November 2014

InnoTrans 2014 might have been and gone, but your company can still make an impression with IRJ's global readership of railway professionals and decision makers.

IRJ InnoTrans Review: IRJ's entire team of journalists were out in force during InnoTrans and will once again deliver a comprehensive review of the show unmatched anywhere else. So if you were rooted to your stand throughout the event, unable to make it to Berlin this time around, or simply want to relive the exhibition, stayed tuned for our comprehensive round up of the highlights of the world's largest railway show.

95% of IRJ's readership actively requests the magazine every month.* They are your customers. Don't miss this chance to reach them.

Eastern Europe: IRJ travels to the Czech Republic to speak to its various open-access operators about their experiences of starting up new operations, and prospects for future services. We also talk to Czech infrastructure manager SZDC about its modernisation plans, and look at current trends in the Russian suburban passenger market.

IRJ is read by 1013 railway professionals and decision makers in 19 Eastern European countries every month.*

Metros and CBTC: Chinese cities are currently engaged in an unprecedented number of metro projects in an effort to improve mobility for an increasingly urban population. We present a comprehensive round up of the latest developments. We also travel to Sydney to get the latest on the North West Rail Link scheme, and present the latest on the Grand Paris project.

913 signalling and telecommunications professionals read IRJ every month.*

Extra distribution:

• CBTC congress November 4-6, London, Britain
• AusRAIL conference and exhibition, November 11-12, Perth, Australia
• Smart Rail Congress, November 26-28, Bangkok, Thailand

Closing date for the November issue: October 15
Ad copy date: October 17

IRJ – the magazine rail professionals choose to read

Don't restrict your advertising to a single market in 2014, 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 10,516 railway professionals and decision makers in 129 countries every month. Put your company's products and services in front of the people who really matter.

* Data retrieved from Verified Audit Circulation's audit of International Railway Journal's May 2013 issue and average of the first six issues of 2013.

These important industry players value IRJ's content and insight; 95% of IRJ's readership actively requests the magazine every month. This compares with just 19% for our nearest competitor.

By advertising with IRJ you can put your company's products and services in front of the people who really matter and open up new opportunities for your business.

According to our 2012 reader survey:

• 57% of IRJ's readers have visited a manufacturer's website after seeing an advertisement or reading an article in IRJ

• 60% pass their copy of IRJ on to two or more colleagues

• 54% have discussed an article with at least one colleague

• 78% rank the magazine as very useful or extremely useful

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 Steve Barnes sb@railjournal.co.uk or Louise Cooper lc@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