IRJ Magazine

IRJ magazine Since its launch in 1960 as the world’s first truly global railway trade publication, International Railway Journal (IRJ) has set the bar for news coverage, analysis and in-depth reports on the latest technologies and trends keeping railway managers, engineers, and suppliers around the world up-to-date with developments in the global rail industry. IRJ’s highly-respected and knowledgeable team of journalists, regional editors and correspondents travel the world to produce in-depth and insightful reports on the latest railway and transit projects. IRJ sets a high standard for impartial reporting and bold design, while its easy-to-navigate website consistently carries a high-volume of quality news articles, making it the leading online news destination for the rail industry.

IRJ’s website,, is the leading source of news on all sectors of the global rail industry, attracting in excess of 109,000 users and 260,000 page-views per month (Google Analytics, March 2019). With the launch of the new IRJ website in September 2018, IRJ provides an unsurpassed user experience to match its unparalleled content.

IRJ Rail Brief

IRJ’s email newsletter, IRJ Rail Brief, reaches 26,000 rail professionals worldwide each week and features the top rail news from around the globe.

Get the Bigger Picture

IRJ Pro is a comprehensive online market intelligence toolkit for rail professionals, providing an up-to-the-minute picture of global investment activity in railway infrastructure and rolling stock. IRJ Pro comprises Fleet Monitor, Project Monitor and Global Rail Tenders. Fleet Monitor provides data on the purchase of all types of passenger trains and locomotives. Project Monitor is a comprehensive database of new railway and transit projects around the world. Global Rail Tenders provides access to the latest railway equipment and services tenders from around the world. The system is searchable by region or country, industry segment, keyword and publication or expiry date, with daily email alerts tailored to subscriber’s chosen criteria. IRJ Pro is a subscription service and is accessible through ​

Dynamic Market Intelligence

Pinpoint developments in the markets that matter to your business with IRJ Pro’s searchable datasets. Create customised datasets for your own analysis.

Rich and Dependable Data

The data behind IRJ Pro is powered by International Railway Journal.

With a breadth of experience and knowledge spanning over 50 years, you can rely on us to help gain an insight to the ever-changing rail industry.

Stay Connected

Ensure you stay ahead within a fast-moving and dynamic industry. IRJ Pro’s comprehensive data sets are continuously updated to keep you informed so you have what you need, when you need it.

What does Each Service Offer?

Fleet Monitor

A worldwide index of all known locomotive and passenger rolling stock orders placed since 2012. Listing parameters such as: operator, owner, supplier, type and many more. Technical specifications provided where possible.

Project Monitor

Details of all known railway construction projects around the globe, offering a unique perspective on infrastructure investment at local, national, regional, and global levels. Project profiles and contractor information are provided where available.

Global Rail Tenders

Seize business opportunities straight from your inbox. Search current railway tenders worldwide and receive bespoke email alerts based on your preferences.


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About IRJ

IRJ is edited and produced in the United Kingdom

Main office: 46 Killigrew Street, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3PP, UK

Tel: +44 1326 313945

IRJ Editorial and production team

Editor-in-Chief/Associate Publisher: David Briginshaw CMILT

Senior Editor: Keith Barrow BA (Hons)

Managing Editor: Kevin Smith MA

News & Features Writer: David Burroughs

Production Manager: Sue Morant


Account manager: Chloe Pickering

Market Analyst: Oscar Sinclair

IRJ Advertising Office

12 Beech Hill, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 3RX, UK

Tel: +44 1444 454171

International Area Sales Manager: Louise Cooper

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