Health damage from road and rail noise put at £1.1bn

More than 18,000 years of healthy life are lost due to heart attacks, strokes and dementia caused by environmental noise, research for DEFRA has estimated

Environmental exposure to road and rail noise can shorten lives, a study has found (photograph: Konstantin Anisko | Dreamstime.com)
Environmental exposure to road and rail noise can shorten lives, a study has found (photograph: Konstantin Anisko | Dreamstime.com)

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