The death of Bob Crow is a great loss to his family, the industry and the movement. A devastating blow for all workers.
The trade union movement is in shock after the sudden death of rail union leader Bob Crow, who passed away early this morning aged 52
The RMT leader was demonised by Fleet Street, often loathed by commuters, but adored by his members.
He left school at the age of 16 to work on the railways. He was the General Secretary of the RMT union for 12 years.