David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

THERE is little doubt that South America’s rail network would be a lot smaller than it is today had several governments not taken the bold step to privatise their railways…
THE formation of the Independent Regulators Group - Rail (IRG-Rail) by 15 national railway regulators should bring some comfort to the line-up of private rail operators preparing to launch open-access…
Swiss open-access railfreight operator Crossrail is enjoying an enviable run of success as its CEO Jeroen Le Jeune explains to regional editor Anitra Green.  
In the midst of criticism of rail’s environmental credentials from the road freight industry, the Australasian Railway Association is fighting back, as Kevin Smith discovers.
SERIOUS railway accidents often have repercussions well beyond the immediate cause. Their rarity - reflecting the generally high standard of railway safety - usually points to some wider deficiency. This…
THIS month we mark IRJ’s 50th anniversary with a series of articles by some of the leading people in the railway industry who chart half a century of progress but…
With Eurostar and German Rail planning to launch new services between Britain and mainland Europe, Eurotunnel CEO Jacques Gounon tells Kevin Smith that the company is striving to promote growth.
ISLAND nations often have an idiosyncratic view of the world and a tendency to act and think differently from others. Britain adheres to this trait, which is particularly evident in…
With CSR aiming to substantially increase its export activities in the next five years, CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive president Xu Zongxiang outlined the company’s plans to Kevin Smith at Middle…
City stations offer a huge range of commercial opportunities, with consistent sources of revenue from non-rail activities. Keith Barrow talks to SNCB Holding CEO Mr Jannie Haek about the company’s…
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