High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

Department for Transport written question – answered on 9th March 2020.

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Photo of Tulip Siddiq Tulip Siddiq Labour, Hampstead and Kilburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the recent cost projections of High Speed Two meet his Department’s benefit-cost ratio guidelines.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The forthcoming cost-benefit analysis which will inform the HS2 Phase One Full Business Case will include the recent cost projections for the project. These costs are used within the economic case and align with the department’s Transport Analysis Guidance, which will also be reflected within the Business Case.

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