RMT on news of Virgin West Coast extension

RMT on news of Virgin West Coast extension

19 June 2014

RMT Press Office

Mick Cash RMT acting general secretary said."The collapse of the tendering process on the West Coast has allowed Virgin to bully themselves in to a monopoly provider position, hoovering up repeated extensions while the public sector option is ignored.

Rail franchising is a one way ticket to the bank for greedy shareholders as these companies promise the earth and deliver just the bare bones in the interest of profit while fares surge and jobs are threatened .  As the great private rail rip off continues, RMT's campaign to stop this scandal steps up the pace ".

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