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Curran attacks KiwiRail over report injunction

Curran attacks KiwiRail over report injunction

MP Clare Curran has attacked KiwiRail for taking legal action to stop publication of a leaked internal report outlining its plans to slash jobs and network maintenance over the next three years.

'1970s' technology bought by KiwiRail

'1970s' technology bought by KiwiRail

KiwiRail bought 1970s technology when it bought new locomotives from China, but now has an opportunity to put matters right, one of its former long-serving senior engineers says.

16 KiwiRail jobs may go

 16 KiwiRail jobs may go

More than one-third of KiwiRail's 45 Dunedin-based infrastructure and engineering staff could lose their jobs as the company tries to trim costs.

Curran decries decision to buy Chinese locomotives

The Government's decision to buy locomotives designed and manufactured in China is a "debacle", Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says.

Kiwi Rail confirms significant job cuts

Kiwi Rail confirms significant job cuts

More than one in every five South Island jobs at KiwiRail's infrastructure and engineering division is likely to go, the state-owned enterprise has confirmed.

Curran has more questions on locos

Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says she still has questions about KiwiRail's faulty Chinese-made locomotives, despite receiving some answers in Parliament yesterday.

No news for KiwiRail staff

Kiwirail's 45 infrastructure and engineering staff in Dunedin are yet to be told whether their jobs will remain, as the state-owned enterprise considers cutting up to 220 jobs by October.

Chinese-built wagons needed brakes replaced

Chinese-built wagons needed brakes replaced

Dunedin South Labour MP Clare Curran has come out swinging today after news that the brakes on 500 Chinese-built freight wagons ordered by KiwiRail had to be replaced before they could hit the tracks last year.

KiwiRail to cut 220 jobs

KiwiRail to cut 220 jobs Meetings will be held with employees in Dunedin as part of KiwiRail plans to cut up to 220 jobs from its engineering department.

Potential Hillside buyers considered

Potential Hillside buyers considered

Kiwirail is considering expressions of interest for the purchase of Dunedin's Hillside Workshops.

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