Pierre Hurmic, ecological mayor of Bordeaux, denounces the “insane project” of the high speed rail line (LGV) south of his city, to Toulouse and Dax.
The mayor EELV of Bordeaux Pierre Hurmic denounced Thursday, October 28 the
crazy project and
anachronistic Of the high-speed rail line (LGV) to the south of its city, to Toulouse and Dax, a case relaunched by the State and defended by the PS presidents of the New Aquitaine and Occitanie regions and of the Bordeaux metropolis.
Stop this crazy project
We must do everything to stop this crazy project, during a press conference, after the launch on the Internet of a call for the examination of alternative solutions, in particular the improvement of the existing ways.
They try to trick us by saying it’s the LGV or nothing.
At the end of September, the Council of State lifted the last legal obstacle to this Great South West Project (GPSO), planned between Bordeaux and Toulouse on one side and Dax on the other.
The State has pledged to pay 4.1 billion euros, or about 40% of the total cost. The regional authorities, departments and agglomerations of Occitanie and Nouvelle-Aquitaine – must share the financing of 40% and the remaining 20% must be supplemented by European funds, according to the promoters of the project.
Occitanie announced at the end of September that an agreement had been reached between communities for its part in this project aimed at connecting Paris and Toulouse in just over 3 hours, against 4:20 today.