Feature Alert



April 2017 

IRJ: the leading publication for the international railway industry

- ABC audited: an average audience of approx. 10,500 monthly readers in 137 countries
- Actively requested by 90.5% of our readership of rail industry decision makers
- High pass-on readership and available in digital and IOS app versions

Coming up in our April 2017 issue:


IRJ travels to Seoul to speak with new Korail CEO Dr Hong Soon-man about his plans for the Korean national operator and progress on various projects taking place across the country. We also get an update from Supreme Railway, the new state-owned competitor to Korail. Cambodia’s efforts to revive the railway link to Thailand are also in the spotlight as is the recent rapid growth of China-Europe rail freight.
• IRJ is read by 2137 railway professionals across Asia every month.*

Project management and finance
IRJ visits New York to learn more about the successful collaboration which delivered the Second Avenue Subway project. We also profile a new PPP risk allocation tool which is targeting prospective rail projects in developing markets.

Digital technologies
The digital revolution is sweeping the railway industry and is promising wide-sweeping changes to working processes. We feature the approach to digitisation taken by Russian Railways (RZD) and a new train maintenance and workshop management software in use in France by Cosan and Carl Software.


 Extra distribution:

  • Smartrail Europe Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands. April 5 - 6
  • UIC Confernce on Rail Training, Berlin, Germany. April 5 - 7
  • World Metrorail congress, London, Britain. April 25 - 26
  • 25th Annual: Rail Freight Group Conference, London, Britain. April 25

Closing date for the April issue: March 15
Ad copy date: March 17

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Extra distribution

IHHA Conference, February 4-6, Delhi, India

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