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Aslef union members reject deal in Southern Railway dispute

PUBLISHED: 13:43 16 February 2017 | UPDATED: 13:53 16 February 2017

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A resolution ‘in line with their expectations’ is now being worked out

The Southern Railway dispute has dramatically flared up after members of the drivers’ union rejected a deal aimed at resolving a long-running row over driver-only trains.

Aslef said a proposed resolution to the dispute was rejected by 54.1% in a turnout of 72%.

General secretary Mick Whelan said: “We understand and support the decision arrived at democratically by our members and will now work to deliver a resolution in line with their expectations.”

The Southern dispute has disrupted trains which regularly travel from Ashford International, and Tonbridge Station, causing chaos for many travel commuters.

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