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.
Nordco held a formal launch of its RoadReady ballast regulator and tamping machine a few weeks prior to Railway Interchange 2015, but the company brought both machines, as well as its new electric road-rail yard switching unit to the outdoor exhibit at Railway Interchange 2015.
Wi-Tronix, United States, launched two new in-cab driver safety systems at Railway Interchange in Minneapolis.
Amsted Rail is developing new designs of components to produce a truck to meet the demand from Australian heavy-haul freight railways for 45-metric ton axleload freight cars, or even 50-metric ton axleloads in the future.
IRJ at Railway Interchange 2015: Pintsch Tiefenbach, Germany, had a prototype SIL4 software-based axle counter on display in Minneapolis.
IRJ at Railway Interchange: Frauscher is expanding its product range by offering a sensor with an open analogue interface alongside its wheel detection systems.
IRJ at Railway Interchange: Plasser American unveiled its new GRM2X self-propelled fully-automated tamping trailer at the outdoor exhibition area in Minneapolis.
IRJ at Railway Interchange: NRE showed for the first time its independent axle control (IAC) locomotive, the SD40-4, which is designed to increase adhesion.
IRJ at Railway Interchange: TM Track Machines (TMT) had on show its new TMT Roadmaster 1.0 at the outdoor exhibition area in Minneapolis.
The Regional Transportation Council-North-Central Texas Council of Governments (RTC-NCTCOG) has allocated $4.5 million to fund the planning, design and preliminary engineering for the construction of a high-speed rail link between Dallas and Fort Worth.
Railway Interchange 2015 exhibition and conference in Minneapolis, United States, on October 4-7 is already shaping up to be a much larger event than the inaugural show in 2011.