David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

Shrinking trade volumes due to the global economic crises led to an estimated 15% drop in railfreight traffic worldwide last year, taking traffic back to the level of 2005. But,…
Michael Roney, general manager, technical standards, with Canadian Pacific Railway, was elected chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) at its ninth conference in Shanghai, China, in June. David…
VISITING China, as I did last month to attend the international heavy-haul conference and study tour, is a salutary lesson in what the Chinese are capable of now that their…
THE new CEO of German Rail (DB), Dr Rüdiger Grube, celebrated his first 100 days in office last month in what he must now realise is one of the toughest…
The Korean government's new green agenda, and its recognition that rail is a sustainable mode of transport, has resulted in a huge increase in rail investment, says Huh Joon-Young, president…
How has a medium-sized manufacturer like Stadler reached the point where it can compete successfully with the biggest names in the rolling stock business? Anitra Green caught up with CEO…
WHILE there are encouraging signs that the worst economic recession since the Great Depression is bottoming out, it is already clear that some railfreight operators have weathered the storm far…
The world market for rail equipment will grow during the next four years despite the economic crisis says Maria Leenen (pictured), CEO of SCI Verkehr, Germany, in an exclusive interview…
SWEDEN was the birthplace in the 1980s of one of the biggest and most controversial changes in the way railways are run - the separation of infrastructure management from train…
TWO of the world's major railway institutions, German Rail (DB) and the International Union of Railways (UIC), are starting afresh with new top managers appointed in the wake of serious…
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