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
KiwiRail has asked the Otago Regional Transport Committee to
be involved in a feasibility study for freighting logs by
rail rather than road.
Dunedin's city leaders have officially put up a unified front
to do whatever it takes to smoothly roll through the sale of
KiwiRail is slashing the number of Overlander train trips
between Auckland and Wellington and will revamp the service.
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 is seeking expressions of interest for the sale of
Dunedin's Hillside Workshops.
A petition to save Hillside jobs has been rejected by a
parliamentary select committee.
KiwiRail's controversial decision to have its new freight
wagons made in China may have backfired.
Kiwirail is seeking to rehire six rail engineers to work at
its Hillside Workshops in South Dunedin on fixed-term
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
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