David Briginshaw

David Briginshaw

THE quest to reduce the emission of greenhouse and noxious gases from diesel engines appears to have taken on a new sense of urgency judging by the recent flurry of…
THE announcement on September 26 that Siemens and Alstom have agreed to merge their rail businesses did not come as a complete surprise as rumours of a potential tie up,…
TECHNOLOGY is advancing at a faster rate than ever before, and the pace of change is impacting many areas of business and industry, with some of the innovators firmly intent…
FOR several years now governments around the world have been trying to attract private funding for rail projects as a way of bridging the gap between dwindling public resources and…
THE deployment of the ETCS train control element of ERTMS in Europe has been painfully slow, with only 4500km of lines either equipped or in the process of being installed,…
THIS month we report on a flurry of activity in the high-speed rail sector where three projects are coming to fruition in France, and French National Railways (SNCF) is starting…
THE railway industry faces a serious skills shortage for three main reasons: a high proportion of employees, particularly among operators, are approaching retirement age, the current level of investment which…
WITH many of the world’s leading rolling stock suppliers poised to promote their expertise and products this month at the Railtex exhibition in Britain and the International Association of Public…
TOP management changes at two of the world’s major railways, CSX in the United States and German Rail (DB), were announced in March. While the circumstances around the new appointments…
THE rail industry is at a crossroads. On the one hand, the continuing increase in global population and the shift from rural areas to the cities is boosting demand for…
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