Feature Alert



September 2017 

IRJ: the leading publication for the international railway industry

- ABC audited: an average audience of approx. 10,600 monthly readers in 139 countries
- Actively requested by 90.5% of our readership of rail industry decision makers
- Extra distribution at this month’s key events: International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town; Fifth Railway Forum, Berlin; Railway Interchange, Indianapolis; and Trako, Gdansk

Coming up in our September 2017 issue:


North America

IRJ reports from Vancouver where the city is about to embark on an ambitious expansion of its rail transit system. We also look at the climate for Canadian transit investment in general with exclusive insight from the Canadian Urban Transit Association. In the United States, IRJ explores what is being done to improve access to Chicago, a major hub, but huge bottleneck, on the US freight network.

• IRJ is read by 1211 railway professionals and decision makers working across North America every month.*

Heavy Haul

Ahead of the IHHA Conference in Cape Town, IRJ speaks exclusively to Transnet Freight Rail executive Brian Monakali. Transportation Technology Center Inc (TTCI) United States, also provides insight into track circuit-based solutions that support higher capacity train control, and we look at how Norfolk Southern is benefitting from improved track fastening performance.

• IRJ is read by 533 railway professionals and decision makers working at freight railways every month.*


Passenger Experience and Security

IRJ visits SNCF Gares & Conexions in Paris where we find out how it is reworking French station design to improve comfort and ease of use for passengers. We also highlight efforts to promote security awareness among passengers through the inaugural UIC Security Awareness Day, which was held in June.


 Extra distribution:

  • IHHA, Cape Town, South Africa. September 2 - 6
  • Railway Interchange, Indianapolis, USA. September 17 - 20
  • Trako, Gdansk, Poland. September 26 - 29

Closing date for the September issue: August 16
Ad copy date: August 18

IRJ is the first-choice source of news and information for 10,459 railway professionals in 137 countries every month.

ABC audited, and with a requested readership of 90.5%, no other international rail publication comes close to matching IRJ’s audience or influence in the industry. We know exactly who are readers are and where they work, giving you the reassurance that your marketing message is reaching the key players.

IRJ. Your one-stop-shop for railway news and information.

* Average data retrieved from ABC audit of International Railway Journal’s circulation from January 1 2015 to December 31 2015.


IRJ. The industry's leading news source, in print and online


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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

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