RSI statement on Batory confirmation as FRA Administrator

Statement by Mike O’Malley President, Railway Supply Institute On the Senate Confirmation of Ronald L. Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator

February 14, 2018 - The Railway Supply Institute congratulates Ronald L. Batory on his Senate confirmation as Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). His industry expertise will be an asset to the U.S. Department of Transportation and to FRA. The railway supply industry plays a vital role in the safe transportation of freight and passengers in the U.S., and we look forward to working with Ron on sensible rail safety regulation and improving the safety and efficiency of the freight and passenger rail network.

About the Railway Supply Institute
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is a trade association representing more than 250 companies involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, tank car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, and passenger rail industries. RSI connects members to their customers and partners, supports the improvement of the industry, assists members in the global marketplace, and represents the industry during the regulatory and legislative process. America’s railway suppliers represent a $28 billion/year industry supporting more than 100,000 American workers.

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