RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said the union’s members were striking for a “decent pay rise, job security and good working conditions.” Lynch also said that the RMT would continue conversations with train operating companies to reach an agreement.
This footage posted to Twitter by user Natasha Harpley shows protesters gathering outside the Norwich Railway Station with banners that read “Defend Rail. Jobs. Pay. Conditions.”
The Network Rail warned passengers to only travel if necessary due to the disruptions. Credit: Natasha Harpley via Storyful