David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

Last year the International Union of Railways (UIC) appointed a new management team with the aim of extinguishing an internal conflict, and restructuring the organisation to better reflect its global…
OUR exclusive report this month on SCI Verkehr’s hot-off-the-press study of the world market for railway equipment and services confirms that the railway industry will enjoy steady growth during the…
With an estimated 400,000 foreign visitors making the trip and hundreds of millions from all over the world watching on television, South Africa rode the crest of a wave as…
THERE is no doubt that the urgent need to reduce CO2 emissions is starting to catch the attention of both railways and railway equipment suppliers. The International Union of Railways…
Until recently the use of electro-diesel or dual-mode locomotives has been rare, but new designs are starting to appear. Dr Alex Luvishis states the case for their wider deployment.
After a wave of expansion, Europe’s largest railfreight operator DB Schenker Rail is now in a process of consolidation and streamlining in the face of the economic crisis. CEO Dr…
NEVER before - at least not in my 30-odd years as a railway journalist - has a train control system aroused such passion and heated debate as ERTMS. So every…
MAJOR changes are happening in both supply and operations which will have a profound effect on the shape of the railway industry over the next few years. A shake-up of…
Despite the failure of December’s United Nation’s COP15 climate change conference in Copenhagen to achieve a binding agreement, the Train to Copenhagen campaign organised to coincide with the summit was…
While deregulation of maintenance services might be more efficient and effective than in-house servicing, it should still preserve the high safety standards of railways, says Michael Walter, CEO of GHH-Valdunes.…
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