21 June 2016
RMT Press Office:
RMT picket line at Edinburgh Waverley this morning.
Pickets at Edinburgh Waverley this morning in RMT Scotrail Guards dispute. PRESS PICTURE HANDOUT
General Secretary Mick Cash said;
"The strike on Scotrail is solid as a rock this morning with our members united and determined in the fight for jobs and safety on Scotland's railways.
"This morning Scotrail communications department have let the cat out of the bag and have made it clear that driver operation of the safety-critical functions on our trains is their core objective on all services. That is what this strike is about. The safety of passengers and staff alike.
"Scotrail, and their Dutch owners Abellio, now need to stop the posturing, the dirty tricks and the ultimatums and get back round the table for serious and meaningful talks. "