Job losses

19:08, Nov 15 2012

KiwiRail has failed to find a buyer for all of its Hillside manufacturing plant in Dunedin, but has sold the foundry.

The 115 staff at the South Dunedin site were yesterday given the grim news that most will be losing their jobs.

"Despite a rigorous sales campaign there simply wasn't a buyer out there for the whole operation," KiwiRail chief executive Jim Quinn said.

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