February 2023

Posts published in February 2023

RSI Statement on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Response to the Recent Accident in East Palestine, Ohio

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI)–whose members manufacture, own and maintain the vast majority of railcars and locomotives and provide technology solutions for transporting freight across the U.S. railway system–issued the following statement: “While 99.9 percent of all hazmat shipments by rail reach their destination without incident, that statistic is small consolation to the residents of […]

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RSI Supports Reintroduction of Bipartisan RAILCAR Act and Calls on Congress to Support U.S. Manufacturing

Washington, DC (February 14, 2023) –  Today, U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) and Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) formally announced the reintroduction of the Freight RAILCAR Act of 2023 to encourage investment and advance environmental sustainability in the $6.5 billion freight rail industry. RSI President Patty Long released the following statement in support of the legislation. “Railway […]

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RSI, REMSA & RTA Announce Latest Economic Impact Study, Demonstrating Power of the Rail Supply Industry

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and the Railway Tie Association (RTA), released the latest Economic Impact Study, showcasing the power of the rail supply industry.  The major new study indicates a total GDP impact of the U.S. rail supply industry to be more than $75 billion in 2020. According […]

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