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RMT Calls on Shapps to ‘Tone Down the Rhetoric’

A traveller walks past a RMT picket line outside Euston Station, London, on June 5.

A traveller walks past a RMT picket line outside Euston Station, London, on June 5.

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The head of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has called on Grant Shapps to "tone down the rhetoric and get on with his job" in order to settle the bitter dispute over jobs, pay and conditions.