Work has started on a £45 million pound project to dual a length of railway track between Swindon and Kemble stations.
There's only been a single track since the 1960's, limiting the number of trains which can use the twelve-mile stretch.
Ken Goodwin reports:
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Only handful of beaches have RNLI lifeguard cover during school holidays - the Maritime and Coastguard Agency warns.
Our Devon correspondent Seth Conway has been talking to a family who say without the hospitals, their children may not have survived.
It's going to be a windy one tonight and into the weekend - it could even touch gale force along the south coast.