RMT leaders have said that First Group have based their bid on the same kind of over-geared financial projections that lead to the collapse of the GNER and National Express contracts on the East Coast – forcing the Government to renationalise the service.
Speaking to ITV Border, RMT Leader, Craig Johnston said he believes the contract will be signed in the coming days without a delay. He said members of the RMT union have expressed concern at the decision.
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Sunday's forecast for the Border region
Sunny spells to end Sunday and start Monday - then it's 'all change' with a quite unseasonal weather story into Tuesday