Bosses from Cross Country Trains are in talks with Unions about proposed strike action which could cause major travel problems for people travelling this weekend. Staff are threatening to walk out for 24 hours on Friday.
Train passengers give their reaction to the possible disruption over Christmas.
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A new programme is being launched today in Birmingham to help anyone over 50 overcome isolation.
Dry start, with some brighter spells. However turning breezy, with rain spreading east during the morning.
A rather cloudy and wet day with rain, sometimes heavy, spreading northeast through the morning