RMT Union postpone rail strikes following Manchester attack

RMT union have suspended a planned 24-hour strike Credit: ITV Border

Transport union, RMT union, have announced the suspension of planned strike action on Merseyrail, Northern rail and Southern rail, following the bombing at a music concert in Manchester.

The 24-hour strike was due to take place on Tuesday, 30 May.

In light of the horrific bombing in Manchester last night, and the heightened safety and security alerts on our transport services, RMT’s executive has taken the decision to suspend the 24 hours of strike action scheduled for Tuesday 30th May on Merseyrail, Northern Rail and Southern Rail.

Our thoughts and solidarity at this time are with the people of Manchester.

– Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary