Feature Alert



November 2016

Reinforce your marketing message from the world’s largest railway exhibition with an advertisement in the November issue of IRJ

InnoTrans Review: With 145,000 visitors across the four days, InnoTrans 2016 was the biggest yet. IRJ’s editorial team will round-up the highlights of the event, including the major product launches and what the key figures from the industry said in Berlin.

• 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.*

Britain: London is investing in major improvements to its underground and suburban network to enhance capacity and comfort for passengers. IRJ presents an update on the projects underway. We also report on the role Britain’s Railways Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) is playing in the changing railway industry in Britain, and a new double-deck train concept.

• IRJ is read by 873 railway industry professionals working in Britain every month.*

Wheelsets and bogies: Ahead of the International Wheelset Congress in Chengdu, China, we look at a new technique to detect defects in solid axles without dismounting wheelsets from the train.

• 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.*

Stations: Our British theme continues with a look at how station owners are adapting ageing facilities across the network to meet the demands of increasing patronage.

• IRJ is read by 2035 railway industry decision makers working for passenger or transit operators around the world.*

Extra distribution:

  • International Wheelset Conference, Chengdu, China. November 7 - 10
  • MENA Rail & Integrated Transport Summit, Dubai, IAE. November 8 - 9
  • AusRAIL Conference & Exhibition, Adelaide, Australia. November 22 - 23


Closing date for the November issue: October 19
Ad copy date: October 21

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Extra distribution

IHHA Conference, February 4-6, Delhi, India