It's being called the biggest investment in the region's railways since Victorian times. Today, network rail announced it's to spend £1 billion improving rail services in the south west.
The main improvements are the electrification of the route between Bristol into London; major improvements at Temple Meads and upgrading of signalling systems by 2015.
So what will it mean for commuters? Our reporter Eli-Louise Wringe has been finding out.
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