John Plunkett. Updated on January 11, 2023
Rail has been rubbish in this country for as long as we can remember, but Conservative MP Greg Smith believes he has identified the real problem with the pisspoor rail service.
This is RMT leader Mick Lynch.
The boss of the rail union addressed MPs on Wednesday and there was no end in sight to the industrial action that has gripped the network.
And we mention that exchange because Smith thought he had a slam dunk only for Lynch’s response to completely derail him.
— Peter Stefanovič (@PeterStefanovi2) January 11, 2023
No more questions, Chairman.
Tory MP Greg Smith asks the RMT’s Mick Lynch if strikes are driving people away from the railways. 🚆
Lynch: “When do we strike or when don’t we strike? And on days when we’re not on strike, when it’s also completely useless? It’s your government’s fault.”
— Pippa Crerar (@PippaCrerar) January 11, 2023
We are being driven away (like what I did there 😜) from the railway because it is not worth the price, crowded due to limited capacity and unreliable. Nothing to do with strikes. Nationalize now!
— Stephen Bradley (@StephenBradley5) January 11, 2023
Mick Lynch mops the floor with Tory MP Greg Smith. You just love to see it!
— Cymraesydwi 🏴적적적적적적 🇺🇦 💜🤍💚 (@cymraesydwi) January 11, 2023
I’d argue strike days are more convenient – at least I know my train isn’t running, makes a nice change compared to most times I turn up and it’s heavily delayed or canceled
— You Pies (@BettingScot) January 11, 2023
In two words…
— Colin Baines (@ColinBaines15) January 11, 2023
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