Statement on the Passing of Former RPI President Bob Matthews

Word has come that Bob Matthews has passed away at the age of 86. For those of a certain age, you will remember Bob as the last president of RSI predecessor Railway Progress Institute (RPI). Bob joined RPI when it was a Chicago-based organization and was tasked to move the organization to Washington, D.C. He […]

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Rep. Scott Perry tours RSI member company Amsted Rail in Camp Hill

On July 31, 2019, Railway Supply Institute (RSI) member company Amsted Rail hosted Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) for a tour of Amsted Rail’s cushion unit and locomotive draft gear facility in Camp hill, Pennsylvania.  Perry, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Railroad Subcommittee, has represented the region since 2013. Following introductory comments […]

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RSI’s Amanda Patrick Recognized as Rising Star in Industry by Progressive Railroading

Washington, DC, July 25, 2019 – Amanda Patrick, Vice President of Trade Shows & Board Relations for the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), has been recognized as one of Progressive Railroading magazine’s Rising Stars for 2019. The magazine annually recognizes individuals from across the industry who make considerable impacts to their organization and are seen as up-and-coming leaders of the […]

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RSI Calls for Board Member Nominations

WASHINGTON, DC, April 23, 2019 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is soliciting nominations for executives from member companies to serve on its board of directors. RSI is seeking three new board members for a term beginning in January 2020. Board members are expected to serve a three-year term and attend three annual in-person meetings, participate on committees, […]

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RSI opens applications for annual undergraduate scholarship, offers funding for student attendees at Railway Interchange

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2019 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced that it is accepting 2019/2020 school year applications for its Thomas D. Simpson Annual Undergraduate Scholarship, and that it is creating a new scholarship to help students attend Railway Interchange 2019. The Thomas D. Simpson Annual Undergraduate Scholarship, named for RSI’s former president, awards funding to full time students […]

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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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AAR/RSI Q2 2018 Quality Newsletter Released

On June 18, 2018, the AAR/RSI Joint Q2 2018 Quality Newsletter was published. The Quality Newsletter is provided through the efforts of AAR Quality Assurance Committee and Railway Supply Institute Quality Assurance Committee members in an effort to provide information that is important to our industry in support of improving the quality of products and […]

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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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