Feature Alert

October 2015

Maximise your company's exposure ahead of Nordic Rail and Railway Interchange, two of the most important events of the year, with an advertisement in the October edition of International Railway Journal.

North America: Following a series of high-profile accidents, IRJ takes a comprehensive look at current efforts to revise tank wagon safety standards in the United States. We also report on Salt Lake City's rail investment programme, a true North American transit success story, and preview Railway Interchange, North America's largest railway exhibition, which will take place in Minneapolis from October 4-7.

• IRJ is read by 1496 railway professionals in North America every month, providing unprecedented exposure for advertisers in this key market.*

 Nordic Railways: IRJ heads to Finland to report on developments at VR Group, and Helsinki suburban rail operator HKL. We also take a trip to Denmark to get the latest on Copenhagen's City Ring project and light rail developments in Aarhus.

• IRJ is ready by 279 railway professionals in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland every month.*

 Infrastructure: Track Lubrication continues to play a key role in track systems. We look at the latest technologies in this area. We also feature the latest developments in super-premium class steel rails from Voestalpine.

• IRJ is actively requested by 85.8% of its readership of 10,816 global railway professionals, reflecting its value and importance to the industry - no other rail industry publication comes close.*

Extra distribution:

  • Railway Interchange Trade Show & Conference 4 - 7 Oct, Minneapolis, USA
  • Nordic Rail Conference & Exhibition, 6 - 8 October, Jonkoping, Sweden
  • Next Station Conference, 21 - 22 October, Marrakech, Morocco


Closing date for the October issue: Sep 16
Ad copy date: Sep 18

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 10,816 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 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.

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