David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

It has been said that between ‘wagonload’ and ‘problem’ there are never more than two words. Now after many years of regression, an innovative alliance is actively seeking to revive…
RAIL traffic is recovering in most parts of the world following the recession and financial crisis of late 2008 and 2009, and the outlook for the rest of this decade…
IF more evidence is needed of the growing resurgence of rail transport, then look no further than the August issue of IRJ. Expansion is underway in many parts of the…
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…
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