HERALD reporter Rebecca Ricks asked people at Plymouth Train station for their views.
STUDENT Jess Brazier, said: "If I go to London or when I'm commuting Wi-Fi would be useful for work or so it's less boring.
"I'm sure people who travel a lot for business will use it too."
Elizabeth Jenkins, who uses the train once a week, said: "I think it would be good especially for people who text and use WatsApp – you need Wi-Fi to use it.
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"If a group of kids went to Paignton for the day and didn't have credit they could then text when they are back on the train."
Howard Rodican said: "I think it's a super idea, the internet is not for me but I think it is a useful tool and I understand the necessity of being connected 24-7.
"Improvement in connectivity has to be good for business."
Charlotte Eaton, who works teaching dance, said: "If you had to pay for it it will defeat the object, you pay huge amounts for tickets and then to be expected to pay more is just annoying.
"If the Wi-Fi is free, for businesses that rely on communication it will save money and make using the train more beneficial."