David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

WELCOME to IRJ's new website which is a radical departure from traditional magazine sites. We now offer readers far greater content than ever before, with up-to-the minute news, in-depth analysis…
MY prediction in April that last month's International Union of Railways (UIC) world conference on ERTMS in Stockholm would arouse passions and stimulate debate was spot on as speaker after…
THIS month we report on German Rail's (DB) bold initiative to lift capital investment by almost a third during the next nine years with a view to doubling turnover by…
WHENEVER a signalling conference is staged in Europe and ERTMS is on the agenda, delegates are guaranteed a lively, or at times, heated exchange of views. Global Transport Forum’s signalling…
THE recent AusRailPlus conference and­­ exhibition staged in Brisbane gave a fascinating insight into the current state of play and thinking in Australia which is more akin to a continent…
IT appears that some senior railway managers are unaware that a revolution is underway in signalling, telecommunications and train control which will change the way railways and metros are operated…
DECADES of investment to expand and modernise public transport in the United States could come to a juddering halt if a bill being promoted by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives…
THE chairman and CEO of Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC), Mr Ou Chin-Der, is to be congratulated on turning around the fortunes of Taiwan’s high-speed railway. As he explains…
Korail, Korea’s national rail operator, has developed an initiative to tackle environmental issues and keep up with the Korean government’s low carbon and green growth policy, reports David Briginshaw.
RAILWAYS and politics have always been reluctant bedfellows for a variety of reasons, such as state ownership or funding, or because of regulation and legislation. But it is an unequal…
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