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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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Registration & Hotel Reservations Open for #RSICMA18 in Nashville

WASHINGTON, DC, June 4, 2018 – Conference registration and hotel reservations for the RSI/CMA 2018 Rail Expo & Technical Conference (#RSICMA18) are now open, Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley announced. RSI/CMA 2018 is scheduled for September 9-11, 2018 in downtown Nashville, Tenn. A range of registration options and prices are available for RSI/CMA 2018 attendees, and a discounted room block rate is […]

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Exhibit Space Sales Now Open for #RSICMA18

April 18, 2018 – Sales for exhibit space for the RSI/CMA 2018 Rail Expo & Technical Conference are now open, Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley announced. RSI/CMA 2018 is scheduled for September 9-11, 2018 at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville, Tenn. The RSI/CMA 18 expo hall will gather 120+ exhibitors from all over the railway industry […]

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RSI Issues Call for Board Member Nominations

Washington, DC – April 5, 2018 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is soliciting nominations for officials from member companies to serve on its board of directors for a term beginning in January, 2019. Board members serve for a three-year term and are expected to attend each board meeting, participate on committees, and be available to staff and members. […]

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RSI names Markey director of membership and communications

Washington, DC, March 29, 2018 – Maureen Markey has been named director of membership and communications for the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), RSI President Mike O’Malley announced. Markey will oversee member retention, recruitment and relations, and lead overall communications for the association.  “Maureen’s expertise in marketing, business development and nonprofit communications will help RSI increase attendance for our […]

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Railway Supply Institute lauds passage of 2018 omnibus spending legislation

Washington, DC, March 23, 2018 – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley today hailed the passage and signing of the omnibus spending package, H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, saying it is “an overall win for the U.S. economy, for railway suppliers, and for the communities they represent.” The legislation includes the following rail industry-related […]

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