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£1 Billion Rail Investment

Network Rail has announced it's to spend £1 billion developing the Great Western mainline.

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£1 billion rail investment: full report

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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