Transport operators in the West Midlands, are under severe pressure to get the Christmas getaway back on track after days of disruption caused by the snow.
A broken-down train caused delays between London and Northampton and Rugby, while Virgin Trains had to axe some London to Birmingham and Manchester services.
Parts of Worcestershire were badly hit by the fresh snowfalls, making driving conditions on the M5 particularly hazardous. Several lorries became stuck on an uphill section of the northbound M5 near Droitwich despite efforts to clear the route by the Highways Agency.
Snow continued falling across the West Midlands on Wednesday. Heavy snow warnings remain in place for parts of the region.
Meanwhile, the Met Office reported that it was expecting clear spells for overnight and most of Thursday, but added there was still a risk of freezing fog making travelling conditions difficult. (Met Office website)
Birmingham Airport officials said it was running as normal on Wednesday. A statement on its website read: "Birmingham Airport is open and the vast majority of flights are operating to schedule.
"Passengers and those meeting people at the airport should check the arrivals and departures pages of our website for the latest information."
>Birmingham Airport website