This report examines the key factors that drive the costs of high-speed rail investment and reviews the economic benefits delivered by high-speed rail services on the basis of experience in countries that have developed large high-speed rail networks.1993: opening of the Paris-Lille line (serving northern France, Brussels and London). ... four new lines: Tours-Bordeaux (south-west), Bretagne-Pays de Loire (west), extension of the TGV Est line as far as Strasbourg, ... between lines go a long way towards explaining the development of the highspeed rail system in France.
|Title||:||ITF Round Tables The Economics of Investment in High-Speed Rail|
|Author||:||OECD, International Transport Forum|
|Publisher||:||OECD Publishing - 2014-12-24|