Government response

Transport Secretary responds to rail strike action

Patrick McLoughlin condemns industrial action that will disrupt rail journeys.

Railway

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said:

I condemn any industrial action that disrupts the travelling public. Network Rail has been entirely reasonable and put a fair offer on the table and has sought further talks with the unions.

Rail passengers will not thank the unions for inflicting this chaos and disruption.

Rail media enquiries

Published 15 May 2015