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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Friday, 25 October 2013 08:31

Design team picked for DART Blue Line work

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has selected Blue Alliance Partners (BAP) as lead designer for the $101 million South Oak Cliff Extension 3 project, an extension of DART’s Blue Line light rail transit system. BAP is a joint venture of HNTB and Dikita Enterprises, Inc.

Thursday, 24 October 2013 11:10

U.S., North American traffic rises, AAR says

North America’s largest railroads saw gains in both freight carload traffic and intermodal volume during the week ending Oct. 19, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Oct. 24.

Thursday, 24 October 2013 10:37

Wabtec 3Q earnings, sales rise

Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. reported Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 third-quarter earnings of $73.9 million, or 76 cents per share, up about 17% from $63 million, or 65 cents per share, in the same period a year ago. Revenue was also up 8% to $631.4 million in the quarter compared with $587.6 million in the third quarter of 2012.

Thursday, 24 October 2013 10:30

GATX 3Q earnings beat Street

Chicago-based GATX Corp. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 reported third-quarter net income of $53.8 million, or $1.15 per diluted share, compared with net income of $53.8 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2012.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 12:29

Houston North Rail Line to open Dec. 21

Houston's North Rail Line will open for service on Dec. 21, 2013, according to Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County officials addressing a luncheon held by the Greater Houston Partnership Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 09:32

NS sports solid 3Q earnings

Norfolk Southern Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 reported third-quarter net income of 482 million, up 20% from the $402 million reported in the third quarter of 2012. Diluted earnings per share were $1.53, up 23% compared with $1.24 per diluted share in comparable quarter last year.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 08:59

Record 3Q earnings for CP

Canadian Pacific early Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, reported third-quarter net income of C$324 million (US$312.5 million), or C$1.84 (US$1.77) per diluted share, noting it was a record. Results beat CP's 3Q12 income of C$224 million or C$1.30 per share.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 15:14

CN 3Q earnings up on record revenue

CN on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, reported third-quarter net income of C$705 million (US$685 million), or C$1.67 (US$1.62) per diluted share, up about 6% from C$664 million, or C$1.52 per diluted share, in the same quarter of 2012.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 07:32

Latest BART strike ends after four days

Management and union negotiators reached a deal late Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 to end the four-day strike affecting BART service in the San Francisco Bay area.

Monday, 21 October 2013 11:00

No injuries in CN Alberta train derailment

Thirteen cars on a CN train moving oil and propane through Alberta have derailed, with one car exploding and others nearby catching fire last Saturday, with a "controlled burn" still in effect Monday morning, Oct. 21, 2013, to limit the threat. No injuries had been reported Monday, and none were anticipated.

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