The TGV Network and the Environmentby Jean-Yves Taillé, SNCF, Paris, France,
Abstract: The French TGV network construction shows that the conservation of the environment can be managed in a cost-effective way. Different aspects of the environmental impact of the high speed rail are discussed here including: use of environmentally safe energy; protection of the hydrographic network; protection of wildlife; prevention of noise.
Subject Headings: Noise pollution | Hydro power | Railroad trains | Construction management | Hydrographs | Wildlife
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