Press Releases

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RSI Announces New Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs

Washington, DC, May 27, 2020 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today that Lee Verhey would be joining RSI as the new Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs. Verhey will manage RSI’s American Railcar (ARCI), Equipment Leasing, and Quality Assurance committees while overseeing the association’s development and response to technical and regulatory policy issues of interest to the […]

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RSI Statement Supporting CISA’s COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Critical Infrastructure

Washington, DC, March 20, 2020 – Mike O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidance on the critical infrastructure workforce as part of the national COVID-19 response: “As federal, state, and local governments continue to develop and implement their emergency response […]

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RSI Statement Supporting CISA’s COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Critical Infrastructure

Washington, DC, March 20, 2020 – Mike O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidance on the critical infrastructure workforce as part of the national COVID-19 response: “As federal, state, and local governments continue to develop and implement their emergency response […]

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RSI Announces New Addition to Board of Directors

Washington, DC, December 2, 2019 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today that Harrison Wadsworth, Director of Government Affairs for Siemens, has been appointed to the RSI Board of Directors to fill a seat vacated by Siemens Mobility President of Mobility Management in North America, John Paljug, following his retirement from Siemens Mobility earlier this month. Wadsworth currently […]

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Railway Interchange 2019 attendance reaches 8,450; exhibits top previous record

MINNEAPOLIS, October 10, 2019 – Organizers for Railway Interchange, North America’s largest railway exhibition and technical conference held September 22-25, today announced that total registered attendance for the biennial event reached 8,450, up 3.4 percent from 2017, and that 746 exhibitors were featured in the indoor and outdoor exhibits, up from 738 in 2017 and setting a new record. The Railway […]

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RSI Calls for Swift Passage of Federal Funding Restrictions on Chinese Railcars

WASHINGTON, DC, September 5, 2019 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) sent a letter to Congress today urging Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to preserve existing language in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would bar taxpayer funds from being used to purchase railcars from the Chinese Government during the conferee negotiations for the […]

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RSI names Thomure director of regulatory affairs and safety

WASHINGTON, DC, November 6, 2018 – Randall Thomure has been named director of regulatory affairs and safety for the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), RSI President Mike O’Malley announced. Thomure has been engaged to oversee technical and regulatory strategies related to safety and operational issues, manage the work of the organization’s project committees, and collaborate with members and stakeholders to promote […]

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Rail Supply Economic Impact Study Media Advisory

To demonstrate the power of the rail supply industry to stakeholders, members of Congress and the federal administration, RSI recently launched an economic impact study to help demonstrate the economic contribution that the rail supply industry makes in each state and nationwide. Results of this study will be presented to Congress, the press and the […]

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