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Second day of industrial action looms as transport secretary denies 'total lie' he 'wrecked' RMT talks

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Rail workers will walk out on Thursday after Network Rail and the RMT union failed to make a breakthrough in negotiations. RMT general secretary Mick Lynch laid the blame at the door of Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. He said Mr Shapps ruined talks by "not allowing Network Rail to withdraw their letter threatening redundancy for 2,900 of our members"
14 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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