Feature Alert

August & September 2014

With InnoTrans fast approaching, don't miss your final few opportunities to tell the railway world what you are planning for the big event. IRJ's August and September issues will be distributed at the show and will be packed with exclusives not available anywhere else.


IRJ speaks exclusively to Korail CEO Dr Yeon-hye Choi in Seoul about her ambitious plans for Korea's national passenger operator, and visits Korean Railway Network Authority in Daejeon to uncover its plans for network expansion. We also visit Taipei and speak exclusively to Taiwan Railway Authority CEO Dr Joe Chou about the national operator's modernisation agenda.

• IRJ has unrivalled reach in Asia with 1643 readers, including 95 in Korea and 92 in Taiwan.*

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Track technology & maintenance:
Maximising work within restricted maintenance windows is an increasingly pertinent issue. We look at what is happening in the Asian market. We also feature reports on a rail-break system that Protran has delivered to Septa in Philadelphia.

Signalling & telecoms:
IRJ focuses on the latest research relating to the development of Positive Train Control solutions in the United States, and considers some of the latest thinking on ERTMS..

Over 95% of IRJ's readership of more than 10,500 railway professionals actively request the magazine every month. Can you afford not to reach them?


Germany: As the railway world prepares to visit Berlin, we look at Germany's booming regional railway market. We also speak exclusively to DB Schenker about its domestic and international railfreight activities.

With 529 monthly readers,* IRJ reaches all the big decision makers in Germany, the world's fourth largest railway market.**

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Innovative trains: IRJ lifts the lid on some of the latest rolling stock solutions with several exclusive reports from the world's leading manufacturers. We also focus on the sustainable technologies which will underpin the trains of the future.

InnoTrans preview: IRJ will once again present the most comprehensive preview of the world's largest railway exhibition in our event preview.

IRJ is the only international railway publication to dedicate three issues to InnoTrans, which are all distributed at the show, providing your company with maximum exposure ahead of the event.

Extra distribution:

• InnoTrans, September 23-26, Berlin, Germany

Closing date for the August issue: Jul 9

Ad copy date: June 16

Closing date for the September issue: August 13
Ad copy date: August 20

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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.

**Data from SCI Verkehr World Railway Market study 2012

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.

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• 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

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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