Southern Railway strikes to go ahead as union condemns conductors row 'bribe'
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union described the offer as a "bribe", and disputed "bogus" figures on the number of staff working during strikes.
Southern urged the union to put its offer to a referendum to end the row over the role of conductors, saying a £2,000 lump sum is back on the table if they do.
But it was immediately rejected by the union, saying it did not move the dispute forward "a single inch".
The union is pressing ahead with a fresh round of strikes, with members due to walk out for three days from midnight on Monday.
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