David Briginshaw joined IRJ in 1982 as associate editor, and was appointed editor-in-chief in 2001. He has travelled the world extensively interviewing many of the CEOs and senior managers of the world's railways and transit systems which has given him an in-depth knowledge of the global railway industry.
Kevin Smith joined IRJ in 2009 as features editor and since then has travelled the world reporting on developments in the world's railways. Before joining IRJ, Kevin worked for several local newspapers in the United States and as a freelance technical writer for a university engineering magazine. Kevin graduated with a first class honours degree in American Studies from Lancaster University, Britain, in 2006, and with a Master's degree in American Studies from Purdue University, United States, in 2008.
Keith Barrow joined IRJ as News Editor in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Editor in 2008. He was previously editor of employee publications for the Welsh Assembly Government, G4S, and Thomsonfly, and has written for a range of other publications including the Derby Telegraph. He graduated from Lincoln University in 2002 with a degree in journalism.
Tony Kruglinski is President of Railroad Financial Corp., a financial advisory firm. He also serves as Chairman of Rail Equipment Finance (www.railequipmentfinance.com), an annual industry conference addressing critical developments concerning North America's railcar and locomotive fleet.
Kruglinski also mentors the annual Railroad Financial Desk Book, published each autumn. His Railway Age column, Financial Edge, is a longtime staple of the magazine and now will appear each month. Contact Tony at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roy Blanchard is principal of The Blanchard Company and a Contributing Editor to Railway Age.