Douglas John Bowen

Douglas John Bowen

Douglas John Bowen is Managing Editor of RAILWAY AGE. He also served as Editor of Intermodal Age from 1989 to 1991, and has held various positions at Inbound Logistics magazine, High Speed Transport News, The Journal of Commerce, and CNN/Money. Bowen began his journalism career at the Asbury Park Press, a New Jersey daily newspaper. A graduate of Rutgers University, Bowen resides in Hoboken, N.J. He served as president of the New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers (NJ-ARP) from 1987 to 2000 and again from 2004 to 2010, serving on the NJ-ARP board from 1984 until 2012; he remains a member of the statewide organization.

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Monday, 08 September 2014 08:51

Caltrain seeks input on electric train plans

Caltrain is asking the its riding public to provide feedback and input on design details of its future fleet of electric multiple-unit (EMU) trains, consists that are still unfamiliar to large numbers of Californians.

Monday, 08 September 2014 08:35

Wabtec preps for InnoTrans 2014

Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 it and its subsidiaries will exhibit in Stand No. 103. Hall 1.2, at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, being held Sept. 23-26.

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. on Sept. 4, 2014 announced it has acquired a majority stake in Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd. (RVEL), based in Derby, United Kingdom.

Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:58

U.S. freight traffic ends good August strongly

U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 30, 2014 registered increases in line with the entire month of August, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Sept. 4.

Thursday, 04 September 2014 10:17

BNSF, Tacoma Rail strike deal

Tacoma Rail, a short line serving its namesake port facility and city in Washington State, has signed a contract with BNSF to supply fueling and maintenance needs for the Class I railroad.

Thursday, 04 September 2014 08:39

Ontario city bumps LRT off main drag

City leaders in Brampton, Ontario, voted on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2014, to banish any portion of the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit Project from the city's Main Street, despite the preference of regional transit agency Metrolinx to place the line on the major thoroughfare.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:57

Alstom Transportation names new President

Alstom on Sept. 3, 2014 said Jerome Wallut has been appointed President of Alstom Transportation Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Alstom's North American rail transportation business.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 08:15

Thales taps Huber+Suhner for NYCT work

Huber+Suhner said Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 it has been tapped by Thales to supply the latter company "with a range of trackside and on-board antennas and cables to support the CBTC (Communications Based Train Control) system of New York City Subway."

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:58

Pacific Harbor Line extends reach

Pacific Harbor Line said late Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 it is now "serving customers located in three industrial areas near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, linked to a 10-mile industrial spur owned by Union Pacific Railroad."

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:44

R.J. Corman completes buy of TSE Railroad

R. J. Corman Railroad Company/Texas Lines LLC late Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 announced the purchase of the assets of Texas Southeastern Railroad (TSE), previously a subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC.

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