Cross Country trains have announced that following talks with union reps the planned strike for over Christmas looks set to be called off.
The company connects the Midlands with cities as far away as Penzance and Aberdeen and many towns and cities in between.
The final confirmation will come from RMTs executive committee. Cross Country's MD Andy Cooper said:
"Following the talks today we have reached an agreement with the RMT regional officer regarding the issues they raised."
More top news
The major talking points as England and Australia head into the third Test at Edgbaston today with the Ashes series firmly poised at 1-1.
Many places will stay dry with sunny spells, although isolated showers are possible, especially during the afternoon and evening.
A cloudy start, but sunny intervals developing from the west through the afternoon.