PROJECT UNITS

1 - TRACK INFRASTRUCTURE
2 - TRACK SUPERSTRUCTURE





The methodology developed to evaluate the sustainability of railway projects, unifies the indicators chosen in the three pillars of sustainability (environmental, social and economic). Thus, LIFE HUELLAS tool facilitates the understanding of the results of sustainability evaluation of different project alternatives.

Economic factor of sustainability is not included in this calculator because it depends directly on company costs.

Stages developed in the LIFE HUELLAS project:

Decision tree definition

Value Functions and determining maximum and minimum satisfaction points

Assigning weights to each of the indicators and criteria

Copyright(©) 2015 LIFE HUELLAS Consortium

Title

LCA, Environmental Footprints and Intelligent Analysis for the Rail Infrastructure Construction Sector (LIFE HUELLAS)

Reference

LIFE12 ENV/ES/000686

Schedule

Start Date: 01/10/2013

End Date: 31/03/2018

Fundación CARTIF

Parque Tecnológico de Boecillo, parcela 205 - 47151 Boecillo (Valladolid)

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