Online advertising

THE news destination website for the world's railway industry

IRJ now offers far greater content than ever before, with up-to-the minute news, in-depth analysis and thought-provoking features, plus regular blogs written by our experienced editorial team and leading figures from the railway industry to provide a website rich in content.


News is streamed into channels relevant to the railway industry:

Up-to-the-minute: News, Financial, Policy

Passenger: High-speed, Main Line, Commuter Rail, Metros, Light Rail

On the move: Freight, Locomotives, Rolling Stock

Infrastructure: Track, Signalling, Telecoms, Fare Collection

Regions: North America, Central/South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Australia/New Zealand

Channels make the website easy to use, taking the reader straight to the content that is relevant to them. All content is tagged for easy access through our powerful search function.

The new website also offers a wealth of useful information such as upcoming conferences and exhibitions, links to the key players in the industry, and information about IRJ products and services. Everything you need to know about the railway industry and IRJ is here.

Channel Sponsorship

Reach railway professionals who visit the IRJ website daily to read the latest international railway news. High-visibility banner positions are integrated into the website alongside the news stories in each channel to ensure maximum exposure for advertisers.

Become the exclusive sponsor of one of our channels and align your message with highly-relevant editorial content. Sponsorship opportunities are available, on a first-come first-served based, for each channel and can be purchased for a minimum of three months.

Run-of-site rotating banners

One of four banner units can also be purchased as an attractive package deal. The banner units rotate throughout the website including the home page.

To book space on the new IRJ website, contact your IRJ sales representative.

Specifications for IRJ website banners

Each channel has four banner units in two sizes: 728 x 90 and 300 x 250.

Advertisements may be in the following formats: JPEG, GIF, or Flash (Flash format advertisement must be a .FLA in order for the tracking code to be input. Flash files are not accepted in .SWF format. If submitting a .FLA file, any unusual fonts must also be included together with a backup animated GIF for websites that are not Flash-enabled).

We accept third-party coding which must be encoded in a compressed ZIP file. Please include detailed instructions on where to put "click macro" coding and cache-busting coding within your tags.

All advertisement files must be under 45 KB.

Advertisers must also include the URL (website address) the advertisement should link to.

Advertising materials should be submitted to your IRJ sales representative and/or to Mary Conyers.

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