Feature Alert

August 2015

IRJ heads to Asia where the railway sector is continuing to advance at a rapid pace. Keep your company at the forefront of the region's leading decision makers' thoughts with an advertisement in the August issue of IRJ.

Asia: Vietnam's second city is pressing ahead with construction of its metro network. We get an exclusive insight of this project. We also head to Japan to speak with JR East and Tokyo Metro, and feature a comprehensive round-up of Chinese light rail projects.

• IRJ is read by 1994 railway professionals and decision makers working in Asia every month.*

Infrastructure: Track Shift²Rail is set to revolutionise European railway research over the next six years. IRJ speaks to British infrastructure manager Network Rail, which is leading the In²Rail programme, about work to develop future track technologies. We also look at a new innovative slab track solution from Alstom.

• IRJ is read by 955 railway engineers and decision makers working in track and civil engineering.* Don't miss this chance to show them what you have to offer.

Smarter railways: Train maintenance Hitachi has begun delivery of the new Super Express Trains bought under Britain's Intercity Express Programme. We profile the maintenance strategy for these new main line vehicles which will replace the iconic HST. We also look at Perpetuum's condition monitoring technology and how this is reducing train maintenance costs in Melbourne.

• 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:

• Malaysia Rail Conference, Aug 26 -27, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Closing date for the August issue: July 15
Ad copy date: July 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 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.

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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.

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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