£9 billion rail investment

Flooded tracks
The money will go towards preventing the flooding of tracks Credit: ITV Westcountry

Network Rail has announced a £9 billion investment in the West of England rail network.

The money will go towards measures to prevent flooding from causing major disruption to services. It's thought to be the biggest investment in the region's trains since the Victorian era.

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£9 Billion Rail Investment

Network Rail will spend £9 billion improving rail services in the south west but Devon and Cornwall miss out on the majority of the investment.