High-Speed Rail Performance in France : From Appraisal Methodologies to Ex-post Evaluation

France embarked on high-speed rail travel almost 40 years ago. Today it carries more passengers by far on its high-speed trains than any other European country. Regarded as something of a niche activity initially, high-speed rail has become a national priority in France as evidenced by its 1 900-km...

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Main Author: Crozet, Yves
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2013
Series:International Transport Forum Discussion Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:France embarked on high-speed rail travel almost 40 years ago. Today it carries more passengers by far on its high-speed trains than any other European country. Regarded as something of a niche activity initially, high-speed rail has become a national priority in France as evidenced by its 1 900-km network of high-speed lines (LGV). The lines currently under construction will bring this total to 2 600 by 2017
Physical Description:37 p. 21 x 29.7cm