Railway Gazette International

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Railway Gazette International
Railway Gazette International cover, May 2009
Editor Chris Jackson
Categories Rail transport
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 10,594
(January–December 2013)[1]
First issue 1835 (1905 as Railway Gazette)
Company DVV Media UK Ltd
Country  United Kingdom
Based in Sutton, England
Language British English
Website http://www.railwaygazette.com
ISSN 0373-5346

Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide. Available by annual subscription, the magazine is read in over 140 countries by transport professionals and decision makers, railway managers, engineers, consultants and suppliers to the rail industry.[2] A mix of technical, commercial and geographical feature articles, plus the regular monthly news pages, cover developments in all aspects of the rail industry, including infrastructure, operations, rolling stock and signalling.


Railway Gazette International traces its history to May 1835 as The Railway Magazine. The Railway Gazette title dates from July 1905, created to cover railway commercial and financial affairs.[3] In April 1914 it merged with The Railway Times, which incorporated Herapath's Railway Journal, and in February 1935 it absorbed the Railway Engineer.[3] Around this time it also absorbed The Railway News.[4] It then reflected all aspects of railway activity,[3] particularly in the British Empire and in other areas of the world which used similar technology.[4] It was renamed Railway Gazette International in October 1970.[4]

Railway Gazette International is part of the Railway Gazette Group, itself part of DVV Media Group part of the Hamburg-based Deutsche Verkehrs Verlag group. It was part of Reed Business Information until 1 April 2007.[5]

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  1. ^ "Railway Gazette International – circulation". ABC. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Circulation and readership profile" (PDF). 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Railway periodical literature". steamindex.com. 
  4. ^ a b c "History of Railway Gazette International". railwaygazette.com. 
  5. ^ "A new force in transport publishing". railwaygazette.com. 

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