Feature Alert

September 2015

Target your customers with an advertisement in the next issue of International Railway Journal, which as always will be packed full of exclusive articles and content highly valued by the industry.

Eastern Europe: IRJ takes a comprehensive look at current privatisation developments in Poland and Russia's evolving railfreight sector. We also get an update on network improvements in the Czech Republic.

Metros and Light Rail: IRJ speaks exclusively to the chief metro officer at Barcelona Metropolitan Transport (TMB) Mr Marc Grau Mancebo about current and future plans for the city, including sustainability efforts and increasing operating efficiency in a climate of austerity. We also focus on current developments in Russia, and feature an innovative urban rail mapping tool developed by Atkins.

Smarter railways: Station design We focus on the issue of not meeting passenger needs in station design and how planners can overcome this problem to improve user experience. We also look at the successful trial of a smart phone application that is helping visually impaired passengers navigate stations, and get a round-up of the findings of the International Public Transport Association's (UITP) Nodes project.

• IRJ is actively requested by 87% of its readership, reflecting its value and importance to the industry - no other rail industry publication comes close.*

Extra distribution:

  • ASPECT Conference, Sep 15-16, London, Britain
  • UIC GSM-R World Conference, Sep 15-16, Paris, France
  • High Speed Rail in UK Conference, Sep 16, London, Britain
  • Crude by Rail Conference, Sep 17-18, Arlington, VA, USA
  • ERTMS CCRCC Conference, Sep 22-23, Lille, France
  • Wheel Detection Forum, Sep 30-Oct 2, Vienna, Austria

 Closing date for the September issue: August 12
Ad copy date: August 14

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 11,393 railway professionals in 128 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.

* Average data retrieved from ABC audit of International Railway Journal's circulation from July 1 2014 to December 31 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