Reading Station re-opened this morning with new platforms, two entrances and a new bridge.
But commuters were faced with familiar excuses for delays, as work on the big re-opening after the Easter weekend overran.
But after 20 years of campaigning for improvements, did passengers believe the work will be worth it in the end? Mike Pearse went to find out.
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