KiwiRail

Railway exhibition in city

Railway exhibition in city

It was all aboard at the Dunedin Railway Station on Saturday, when a rail exhibition rolled into the city.

4-day week as Kiwi Rail tender lost

4-day week as Kiwi Rail tender lost

Sixty-four Dunedin manufacturing workers will have their working week reduced by a day following KiwiRail's decision to award a manufacturing tender offshore.

Final day at Hillside

Kiwirail's closure of its Hillside Engineering Workshops is complete.

KiwiRail may need $600m of asset-sale cash

Struggling KiwiRail may soak up almost $600 million, or a tenth of the cash raised from partly privatising state-owned power companies, Budget documents reveal.

KiwiRail accepts responsibility for accident

KiwiRail accepts responsibility for accident

KiwiRail has accepted responsibility for an accident in which a young woman in a wheelchair was hit by a train at a level crossing in Auckland.

KiwiRail suspends Chch-Picton service

KiwiRail suspends Chch-Picton service

KiwiRail's decision to suspend its Coastal Pacific service between Christchurch and Picton over winter has been described by the rail union as "shortsighted and misguided".

Kiwirail re-employs 17 Hillside staff.

Kiwirail re-employs 17 Hillside staff.

Kiwirail says it has re-employed 17 staff made redundant from Hillside, of whom 11 remain working for the state-owned enterprise in Dunedin.

KiwiRail defends decision to close line

KiwiRail is defending its decision to close the Gisborne to Napier line as "robust" following an independent review that found the line could still be viable.

Derailment causes little delay

The derailment of two wagons on the main south rail line near Waitati on Friday night delayed two trains before damage to the tracks was repaired on Saturday morning, a KiwiRail spokeswoman said.

Dunedin man turns detective over Hillside deal

Dunedin man turns detective over Hillside deal

A Dunedin man who started his career at Hillside claims there is something fishy about KiwiRail's tendering of 300 wagons to a Chinese company and has launched his own investigation into the deal.

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