KiwiRail

Work on railway

Kiwirail is planning to undertake maintenance along the rail line between Milburn and Milton, picking up, cleaning and re-depositing ballast (rail formation material) in the next few weeks.

KiwiRail seeks to freight logs by rail

KiwiRail has asked the Otago Regional Transport Committee to be involved in a feasibility study for freighting logs by rail rather than road.

Unified front to help sell Hillside

Unified front to help sell Hillside

Dunedin's city leaders have officially put up a unified front to do whatever it takes to smoothly roll through the sale of Hillside Engineering.

KiwiRail slashes North Island trips

KiwiRail is slashing the number of Overlander train trips between Auckland and Wellington and will revamp the service.

MP 'outraged' over Hillside decision

MP 'outraged' over Hillside decision

The Government and KiwiRail have been accused of showing disrespect and disregard for Dunedin with the unexpected announcement the KiwiRail Hillside Engineering was for sale.

KiwiRail putting Hillside up for sale

KiwiRail putting Hillside up for sale

KiwiRail is seeking expressions of interest for the sale of Dunedin's Hillside Workshops.

Hillside hopes dashed

Hillside hopes dashed

A petition to save Hillside jobs has been rejected by a parliamentary select committee.

Problems with KiwiRail wagons after Hillside shunned

Problems with KiwiRail wagons after Hillside shunned

KiwiRail's controversial decision to have its new freight wagons made in China may have backfired.

Hillside rehires workers on fixed contracts

Hillside rehires workers on fixed contracts

Kiwirail is seeking to rehire six rail engineers to work at its Hillside Workshops in South Dunedin on fixed-term contracts.

Safety reviewed after shunting accident

An accident in which two locomotives collided and crushed a man's leg at the Dunedin Rail yard last year cost the company tens of thousands of dollars and has resulted in a review of safety procedures.

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