Press Releases

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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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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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