The Union Chief of ASLEF has explained why the union voted to continue their dispute with the owners of Southern Rail.
Union members rejected a deal which would have ended their long-running dispute with Govia Thameslink Railway over driver-only trains on Thursday.
Under the terms of the agreement, the only time in which Southern Rail would have been able to run a driver-only train would have been under special circumstances.
Tosh McDonald, who manages ASLEF, explained why this happened in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.
He said: "The deal that was offered saw significant improvements.
"We put those improvements out to our members, because we’re a democratic union, and they weren’t happy because they didn’t feel there were enough safeguards.”
“What the deal had in it there would be a guaranteed second person on the trains, they’d recruit two people to supervise any jobs.
"Our members don’t believe that’s safe enough."