"After months of playing games this latest stunt from Scotrail now attempts to split the staff involved in this dispute into separate groups. That is classic "divide and rule" and makes a mockery of any serious attempt to get the talks process back underway.
"RMT is available for talks monday morning at the independent conciliation service ACAS just as we have been ever since Scotrail sabotaged the last attempt to get ACAS involved. Scotrail need to now publicly confirm their attendance.
"It's about time the company stopped the games and dirty tricks and got involved in genuine and serious negotiations covering all the staff involved in this dispute . The union repeats its call for the Scottish Government to get off the fence and drag their rail operators back to the table. "