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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL1353, tabled on 5 September 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their estimates of (1) the final cost of HS2, and (2) its completion date.

Answered on

14 September 2017

The Spending Review 2015 confirmed a budget for the delivery of HS2 of £55.7 billion at 2015 prices. We are committed to delivering HS2 on time and on budget.

HS2 will run between London and Birmingham from 2026, extend to Crewe by 2027 and then link to Manchester and Leeds from 2033.