RSI numbers: 260, 756, 44, 281

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) unveiled an analysis of the economic role its 260-plus member companies play in the U.S. economy during Railway Interchange 2017 in Indianapolis. The analysis shows that RSI members represent more than 756 rail supply locations in 44 states in 281 congressional districts.

Financial Edge: Foresight, hindsight at Rail Insights

At Railway Age’s 2017 Rail Insights conference, attendees were treated to updates on a variety of current industry topics, such as the current status of Amtrak’s replacement of the Acela Express train, and a “what’s next” panel on the state of growth in North American rail freight (intermodal or bust?).

Industry committees provide vital services

Each year, hundreds of executives, technical experts, engineers and safety officers from across the railway supplier universe engage in an activity that, while largely unheralded, is enormously important to our industry and the North American economy.

RSI scholarship deadline coming

The deadline for applying for the 2017/2018 school year RSI Undergraduate Scholarship is June 7.

KeyBanc: 18 months of “theoretical production visibility”

The Railway Supply Institute American Railway Car Institute Committee published its railcar industry order, delivery and backlog statistics for 1Q17 on April 25. Orders in the quarter declined sequentially to 4,814 cars from 4,866 cars in 4Q16. The industry delivered 10,042 railcars in the quarter, following last quarter’s delivery figure of 14,914 railcars. The backlog now stands at 60,471 railcars, down 9.3% from the prior quarter’s level of 66,681 cars.

Rail Insights 2016

Rail Insights 2017 – Conference Agenda

  June 7 & 8, 2017  |  Union League Club Chicago  |  Chicago, IL   Conference Agenda   Platinum Sponsor:  MPL Innovations   Wednesday, June 7 8:00 Registration | Continental Breakfast     9:00 Opening

Railway Supply Institute accepting scholarship applications

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) s now accepting 2017/2018 school year applications for the annual RSI Undergraduate Scholarship which provides a minimum of five college scholarships in amounts ranging from $2,500-5,000 to children of employees throughout the rail supply industry.

Registration fees increase August 1 for RSI/CMA 2016 Expo & Technical Conference

Some exhibit booth space is still available, hotel rooms are rapidly being booked and registration fees rise August 1 for the RSI/CMA 2016 Rail Expo & Technical Conference, the Railway Supply Institute’s (RSI) trade show and conference, October 2-4 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Freight car market “better than expected”: KeyBanc

The Railway Supply Institute American Railway Car Institute’s (ARCI) second-quarter 2016 freight car order, delivery and backlog statistics are “somewhat better than expected,” according to KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Steve Barger.

ARCI Summary 1ST QTR 2016

ARCI: Freight car market slowing down

First-quarter 2016 freight car reporting statistics from the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) American Railway Car Institute (ARCI) Committee show that car orders are down, and the backlog (cars ordered but not delivered) is decreasing, as are deliveries.