Here's everything you need to know ahead of Christmas.
Aslef have timed the industrial action to cause maximum disruption.
ASLEF's Mick Whelan vowed: "We’re going to take action until someone listens to us.”
The government has revealed how much fares will increase from from March 5.
Aslef union reveals date of fresh strike action in the new year.
Even BBC Breakfast's Twitter account had to wade in to clarify.
Simon Clarke acknowledged that the walkout would be a "huge inconvenience" – but refused to intervene.
The transport secretary's announcement went down like a lead balloon.