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KiwiRail deliberating

KiwiRail deliberating

Kiwirail management is about to begin its final deliberations on which Hillside jobs are likely to go, after a consultation period with employees and union delegates ended yesterday - the eve of a public rally campaigning for a change of heart.

Wellington work no help to Hillside

A rebuild of wellington's commuter rail services is unlikely to lead to work for under-fire South Dunedin rail engineering outfit Hillside Workshops, a KiwiRail manager says.

Govt can intervene over KiwiRail deal

Govt can intervene over KiwiRail  deal

The Government can step in and do the right thing over contracts to build wagons in China rather than at Hillside, Dunedin, the Rail and Maritime Transport Union South Island organiser John Kerr says

Media gag imposed on KiwiRail staff

Hillside workers have been prohibited from speaking to media about the threat of looming job cuts, after KiwiRail bosses issued a communications policy to employees yesterday - three months after it took effect.

Hillside glimmer of hope

Hillside glimmer of hope

Stalled negotiations between Hillside Workshop delegates and KiwiRail bosses are back on track, after a union campaign to save 40 jobs at the South Dunedin engineering plant secured an important deadline extension yesterday.

Hillside workers call for supporters to rally

The next event in the battle to save Hillside Engineering workshops will see supporters taking to the streets in a rally.

Direct KiwiRail to change track, Govt urged

Direct KiwiRail to change track, Govt urged

A packed public meeting in South Dunedin last night slammed a KiwiRail decision to cut 41 jobs at the Hillside workshops, as a line-up of political, council and business figures vowed to fight the Government and keep skilled jobs in the city.

Work continues to clear rail line

Work is continuing to clear the railway line south of Kaikoura, after a landslide derailed a northbound freight train late on Monday night.

Rail line still blocked by slip

Work is continuing to clear the railway line south of Kaikoura, after a North Canterbury landslide derailed a northbound freight train late last night.

Slip closes Picton-Christchurch rail line

KiwiRail engineers are this morning trying to clear a slip south of Kaikoura that partially derailed a freight train overnight.

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