Join IRJ in celebrating 50 years of Japan's Shinkansen and the birth of high-speed around the world in a special issue dedicated to the achievements of this cutting-edge mode of transport.
High speed: Japan's first high-speed line, the Tokaido Shinkansen, opened in October 1964 and to mark this milestone IRJ speaks exclusively to JR Central about how far high-speed has come in the past half century and where they see it going in the future. We will also look at how China manages high-speed construction costs, and the growth of regional high-speed services in Britain, Germany and Spain.
• Passenger operator professionals make up over 25% of IRJ's worldwide readership of more than 10,500.* They are your customers. Don't miss this unique chance to reach them.
Austria & Switzerland: Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has big plans to expand its freight services in Europe following the launch of the rebranded Rail Cargo Group. IRJ takes an in-depth look RCL's international strategy. We also report from Switzerland on progress on the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which is due to open in 2016, and an innovative new signalling system.• IRJ is read by 209 key railway professionals and decision makers in Austria and Switzerland every month.*
Stations: Hong Kong's MTR is famous for running some of the world's most efficient metro services. With station design critical for efficient passenger flow, IRJ looks at MTR's philosophies and methodologies for its latest metro projects.• 95% of IRJ's readership actively requests the magazine every month.*
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:• APTA EXPO, October 13-15, Houston, USA• RailWorld Summit, October 23-24, Bangkok, Thailand• Smart Rail Congress, October 29-30, Charlotte, USA
Closing date for the October issue: September 12Ad copy date: September 15
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