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Mick Lynch says train strike talks with transport secretary were ‘positive’

Mick Lynch says his train strike talks with Mark Harper were "positive," but there is still no end in sight to the ongoing industrial action. "We've got rid of the bellicose nonsense that we used to have from Grant Shapps and his cohort in his era," the RMT boss said. Mr Lynch said they're "starting to get a dialogue," and the next step is now for the transport secretary to outline his plan for a resolution. "We want him to set down in writing what he's going to do," he said, adding "warm words" don't mean much. Watch more on Independent TV: Click here to subscribe to The Independent: About The Independent: Making Change Happen. The Independent is the world’s most free-thinking newsbrand, providing global news, commentary and analysis for the independently-minded. Connect with The Independent: Check out our full video catalog: Videos, daily editorial and more: Click here to get the best of The Independent daily: Like The Independent on Facebook: Follow The Independent on Twitter: Follow The Independent on Instagram: Download the iOS & Android app: Help to support truly independent journalism. Every dollar you contribute will directly fund additional special reports and investigations from a free-thinking, award-winning newsroom you can trust - Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content & live events:


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