"Our message to the public is we are sorry to inconvenience you, but we urge you to direct your anger and frustration at the government and railway employers during this latest phase of action."
"if it’s class struggle they want, that’s what we’ll give them - bring on the strikes, bring on the protests, and bring on the resistance!"
"We are at a turning point. We are at a moment when everything could change… when victories for union members can become victories for us all."
"The only thing that will be left out of that budget apart from the bankers' caps are anti-trade union laws they will bring in against us."
"They have treated our members appallingly and this strike action is the culmination of months of neglect and a strong response to the arrogance bosses have shown" - Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary