Press Releases

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RSI Appoints Patty Long as President

WASHINGTON, DC, November 18, 2021 ­— The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Patty Long, an experienced and skilled association leader, as its president. RSI is the only broadly representative trade association for railway suppliers, comprised of over 160 companies of all sizes which support North American freight and passenger […]

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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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RSI Celebrates 50th Anniversary of RSI-AAR Tank Car Safety Research & Test Project

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is pleased to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the RSI-Association of American Railroads (AAR) Railroad Tank Car Safety Research & Test Project (Safety Project). In 1970, RSI and AAR jointly established the Safety Project to conduct scientific and engineering analyses of railroad tank car accidents to identify and evaluate concepts […]

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RSI Statement on the Senate Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Washington, D.C. – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement praising the Senate passage of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: “The Senate passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a huge victory for the railway supply industry. […]

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RSI Statement on the Senate Commerce Committee’s Introduction of Surface Transportation Reauthorization Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Surface Transportation Investment Act (STIA) by Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chair Maria Cantwell and Ranking Member Roger Wicker: “We’re pleased to see the Commerce Committee […]

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RSI Statement on the Introduction of the INVEST in America Act

Washington, D.C. – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement in response to the introduction of the INVEST in America Act: “The introduction of the INVEST in America Act is an important step toward making once-in-a-generation federal investments in our nation’s rail infrastructure that […]

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Statement on the Release of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Washington, DC, April 1, 2021 – Nicole Brewin, Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs for Railway Supply Institute (RSI), released the following statement following President Biden’s announcement of the ‘American Jobs Plan’ yesterday: “The release of President Biden’s infrastructure plan and the Administration’s commitment to investment in passenger and freight rail and to strengthen […]

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RSI Praises Reintroduction of Legislation to Stimulate Railcar Manufacturing

Washington, DC, March 29, 2021 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) released the following statement in support of the bipartisan reintroduction of the Freight Rail Assistance and Investment to Launch Coronavirus-era Activity and Recovery Act or the “Freight RAILCAR Act” by Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), and ten other members of the U.S. House […]

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RSI Urges Railway Supplier Workforce to be Among Early Vaccine Recipients

Washington, D.C. – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) issued the following statement today from Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs, encouraging railway suppliers to be included in early recipient groups of the COVID-19 vaccine. “Throughout the pandemic, railway supply workers across the country have provided essential services to support our passenger and […]

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