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The train drivers' union ASLEF has tonight rejected a deal aimed at resolving the long-running dispute over driver-only trains on Southern Rail.
It was thought that the majority of members would agree to the deal - but in a shock move - drivers decided by 54 to 46% NOT to accept the recommendation.
It's only the second time in ASLEF's history that drivers have gone against their union's recommendation. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse sends this from East Grinstead station....
The head of Govia Thameslink Railway - Southern's parent company, has given his reaction to the decision of ASLEF union members to reject a deal in the ongoing dispute about driver-only trains.
The members of the train drivers' union ASLEF have rejected a deal aimed at resolving the long-running dispute over the introduction of driver-only trains on Southern.
Union members were recommended to approve the deal - but decided by 54% to 46% NOT to accept the recommendation
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Train drivers have rejected a deal thrashed out between union bosses and Southern Railway - sparking fears of further strikes.