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ASLEFAssociated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (UK)
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The plans resulted in strikes being called by Aslef and fellow rail union RMT, which represents Southern's conductors.
Nick Brown, chief operating officer of Govia Thameslink, said: "We welcome the Aslef endorsement of the proposals."
Simon Weller, Aslef's national organiser, said: 'We are pleased that this matter has been resolved, thanks to the solidarity shown by our members.'
"The matter will now be considered by Aslef's executive committee when it meets early next month."
The pay side of the dispute has been accepted, but Aslef claims the company is trying to "railroad through" changes to terms and conditions.
An Arriva Trains Wales spokesperson said: "We are still in discussion with ASLEF, we have submitted a new proposal and awaiting feedback from the ASLEF National Executive."
"We are in continuing discussions with Aslef and have already planned to meet next week in the hope of resolving the situation."
We were in talks with Aslef to deal with this issue when we heard the news that further strike action dates had been announced," he said.
Mick Whelan, Aslef's general secretary, said: "We are incredibly pleased.
The train company said its services will not operate on Sunday and Monday following notification from Aslef, with trains on Tuesday also likely to be disrupted as the network returned to normal.
Aslef leaders will return to court next week to try and overturn a High Court ruling which said a ballot to strike on December 23 last year was not valid.