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 dry day across the region with bright or sunny spells after a frosty start. However, cloud will tend to increase from the west by evening.
After a cold, bright and frosty start, skies will gradually turn cloudier through the afternoon. However, it will stay dry with light winds.
An engineer has been confirmed dead in the crash in Wales. The RAF say the pilot survived and is receiving treatment.