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RSI Names Sheena Prevette New Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs

Washington, D.C. — The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today the appointment of Sheena Prevette as its Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs, effective July 11, 2022. “I am thrilled to welcome Sheena to the RSI” said Patty Long, RSI President. “Sheena’s technical knowledge as well as her experiences leading international innovation projects and developing […]

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RSI Calls on Congress to Pass Green Tax Credits to Incentivize More Efficient Railcars

Washington, DC, June 1, 2022 – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Patty Long released the following statement urging Congress to pass the newly reintroduced H.R. 7902, the Freight Rail Assistance and Investment to Launch Coronavirus-era Activity and Recovery Act or the “Freight RAILCAR Act,” which is being spearheaded by Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) and Darin […]

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RSI Announces 2022 RSI Expo and Technical Conference

The RSI Expo and Technical Conference returns this fall in Fort Worth, TX on October 11-13. The conference will reconnect the industry as well as provide attendees education that will keep them up to date on the latest developments impacting the railway supply industry. From operating officers and engineers to owners, procurement professionals and executives, […]

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RSI Releases Q1 ARCI Freight Car Manufacturing Statistics

Newly released data by the RSI American Railway Car Institute Committee (ARCI) shows orders and deliveries remaining steady in Q1. The total backlog grew by approximately 7%. ARCI statistics are compiled by RSI using data from North American freight railcar builders and is available to subscribers with a full breakdown by car type, including pressure […]

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RSI Quality Newsletter – Volume IX

Members of the RSI Quality Assurance Committee produce this quarterly newsletter to educate and inform readers on quality topics, methods, tools, and services. View Volume IX here where we cover AAR Tank Car facilities current events, the RSI-100 and why it was created, and more. Learn more about the newsletter here and stay tuned for […]

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Member Article: Cervello’s Important Considerations When Building a Rail Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

By Cervello, an RSI Member Company The importance of developing a rail cybersecurity incident response plan cannot be overstated—and not only because having one is now a TSA cybersecurity requirement. Building a robust response plan is fundamental to ensuring operational continuity and passenger safety in the event of a cyberattack. An expertly designed cybersecurity response […]

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RSI Statement on Senate Confirmation of Karen Hedlund to the STB

Washington, DC – On December 16, the U.S. Senate confirmed Karen Hedlund – Coalition for the Northeast Corridor (CNEC) member – to serve as a member of the Surface Transportation Board. Patty Long, Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President, released the following statement: “On behalf of RSI and its members, we’d like to congratulate Karen Hedlund […]

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RSI Statement on the Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Washington, D.C. – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement praising the House passage of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) represents the largest federal investment in our nation’s rail infrastructure in history […]

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