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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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Statement Congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden & Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Washington, DC – Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), released the following statement today congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris: “RSI and our members congratulate President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris and look forward to working with the incoming administration and […]

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RSI Welcomes Three to Board of Directors; Announces Nicole Brewin’s Appointment to FRA Rail Safety Advisory Committee

Washington, D.C., October 16, 2020—The Railway Supply Institute announced today that it had elected Tricia Charles, Jeff Lytle, and Harrison Wadsworth to its board of directors for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2021. “The diverse backgrounds that these new directors bring to RSI will help strengthen our ability to serve the needs of […]

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