East Midlands Trains, which runs services to Luton, Bedford, Corby, Peterborough and Norwich, is to take legal action against a trade union this week.
The company claims the transport union RMT 'invented' a dispute which led to its members banning overtime a week ago. The RMT says it will defend its position. It claimed there had been a breakdown in industrial relations over a number of issues.
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Parts of the Anglia region have seen nearly a month's worth of rain in just a few hours during intense thunderstorms overnight.
A wet and windy start, with heavy and perhaps thundery rain in places. This will gradually ease away westwards through the morning.
Cloud with locally heavy rain spreading in overnight