Feature Alert



December 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
- High pass-on readership and available as an online digital version

Coming up in our December 2017 issue:


South and Central America

IRJ reports exclusively from Brazil on how the new government’s latest attempt to reform the rail industry is impacting freight operators and the country’s domestic industry. We also get an update on work to expand the metro network in the Chilean capital of Santiago.


Ahead of the opening of Saudi Arabia’s Haramain high-speed line between Mecca and Medina in December, IRJ reports on how the project has developed and how the new line will transform travel between the two holy cities. Sweden’s plans for a new high-speed line between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Mälmo is also under the spotlight. The project finally looks likely to take meaningful steps forward in 2018 and we get exclusive insight from infrastructure manager, Trafikverket.


Fibre optic sensing has the potential to transform track detection and train monitoring using existing infrastructure. We look at how Frauscher is pioneering this technology in the rail industry. We also visit Vossloh in Hamburg to take a closer look at its new track machinery offerings, and report from the International Heavy Haul Association conference in South Africa on the latest track maintenance techniques.


 Extra distribution:

  • Caspian and Central Asia Exhibition, Baku, Azerbaijan. December 6 - 7


Closing date for the December issue: November 15
Ad copy date: November 17

IRJ is the first-choice source of news and information for 10,600 railway professionals in 139 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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