Dispute resolved through discussion

26 Aug 2011

Talks between First TransPennine Express and train drivers union ASLEF have today, Friday 26th August, ended.

The union have agreed to consult their members on a proposal of a 5% settlement starting from today.

Vernon Barker, FTPE Managing Director, said;

"We are pleased that through dialogue and discussion we have been able to get to a position where the ASLEF negotiating team believe they can now recommend a deal to their membership."

Therefore all industrial action will be suspended whilst ASLEF ballot their members with a recommendation to accept.

FTPE will be running its normal and full timetable.




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