1 August 2018
RMT Press Office:
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said;
"The statement from SWR does not represent what we were told when talks broke up this afternoon. As far as RMT is concerned the talks process remains live and the company were going back to their bosses in Aberdeen and Hong Kong to consider the main outstanding issues on the guard guarantee and the union proposals for a resolution to the dispute.
"RMT remains available for further talks over the coming days and into the weekend and we expect the company to be available as well and to adhere to the next stages of the process as agreed with them this afternoon. "