Feature Alert

February 2015

Kick-start your 2015 marketing campaign with an ad in the February issue of IRJ, which features in-depth reports on some of the world's most important railway projects.

Asia: IRJ speaks exclusively to JR West in Japan and visits the Hokuriku Shinkansen which is set to open in March. We also look at a recent study into traffic development on China's high-speed network.

IRJ is already read by 1643 railway professionals in Asia* and they want to know who you are. Don't miss the chance to reach them

Infrastructure: project management: London's Crossrail is currently Europe's largest infrastructure project. We speak to Bechtel about how Crossrail is setting a global benchmark for sustainable planning and delivery. We also look at the lessons learned during the Regional Rail Link project, Melbourne's first new railway in 80 years.

IRJ is read by 1506 railway passenger operating professionals around the world every month. Demonstrate your project management expertise through an advertisement this February.

Smarter railways: eco-friendly technology: Our Smarter Railways theme continues with a look at the latest sustainable solutions which are helping railways reduce their carbon emissions and energy consumption. We report on DB Schenker's use of stop-start technology on its locomotives in Britain.

IRJ: keeping the railway world up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies

Extra distribution:

• International Railway Summit, February 18-20, Barcelona, Spain

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

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