ASLEF and Southern Railways: Referendum result

16 February 2017

ASLEF drivers have rejected a proposed resolution to the long-running dispute with Southern Railways. The following question was put to our driver members employed by Southern. Do you accept the proposed agreement on driver only operation and related issues on GTR Southern services?

 

Yes: 317 [45.9%]

No:  374 [54.1%]

Papers despatched: 953

Papers returned: 693

Turnout: 72.7%

Invalid papers: 2

Papers to be counted: 691

 

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, 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.’

 

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