Register for March 3 Railroad Day on Capital Hill
Please join the Railway Supply Institute and your rail industry colleagues on March 3 for Railroad Day on Capitol Hill. This annual event has proven to be an incredibly effective way to get the pro-rail message to Congress and puts you in front of your legislators. You can put a real face and real story on issues that affect our industry. The size of the event, the geographical diversity of the participants, and the unified railroad industry message has focused Congress on issues in our industry.
Railroad Day on Capitol Hill is open to all Class I, II, and III railroad personnel, suppliers, contractors, labor, shippers, as well as state and local government representatives, with an interest in furthering the political goals of the railroad industry. By joining with your fellow rail industry workers, you can help drive home to Congress the important role that this industry plays in restoring America’s economy, improving America’s environment, and connecting America in the global marketplace.
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Agenda – March 3, 2016
6:30am: Railroad Day Registration Begins
7:00am – 8:30am: Railroad Day Orientation
Continental Breakfast served; Pick up Hill appointment lists and leave behind materials
8:30am: Appointments start and group goes up on the Hill
9:00am – 4:30pm: Hill Appointments Take Place
Recharge in between appointments in our two Hill Lounge areas, one on the Senate side and another on the House side
4:30pm: Railroad Day events conclude
6:00pm – 9:00pm: Legislative Reception & Dinner (Additional Fees apply)
Railroad Day on Capitol Hill is supported by the following associations: the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, the Association of American Railroads, the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association, the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association, the Railway Supply Institute, Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc., and the Railway Tie Association.
If you have specific supplier-related concerns or want to ensure you connect with fellow RSI members on Railroad Day, contact Nicole Brewin. RSI VP of Government Affairs to discuss (202-347-4664 or email@example.com).