6 April 2018
RMT Press Office
Following twelve hours of constructive talks held under the auspices of the conciliation service, Acas, Merseyrail have acknowledged RMT’s clear position that the only way that this industrial dispute will be resolved is by having a second safety critical person on every train.
Based on this, both parties have agreed to work together to identify, explore and assess a range of options to determine their affordability and value for money.
Merseyrail and RMT have agreed to re-convene talks with Acas within the next seven days and that while these talks continue, they will remain confidential as part of the process.