David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

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…
THE International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and its members are to be commended for their bold initiative - known as PTx2 - to double public transport’s market share worldwide…
The economic crisis hit train leasing companies both in terms of supply and demand. Alpha Trains CEO Shaun Mills tells Keith Barrow how the company has acclimatised to the change…
THE European Union’s decision to allow competition on international rail corridors, which came into force at the beginning of this year, is already stirring up acrimony even before the wheel…
November marked the first anniversary of the return of Britain’s East Coast franchise to state control. Keith Barrow looks at how custodian Directly Operated Railways is rebuilding the franchise for…
THE world congress on communications-based train control (CBTC) staged in Paris last month by Global Transport Forum gave delegates a good overview of the current state of development with this…
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