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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL12001, tabled on 3 December 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the HS2 rail project remains on (1) time, and (2) budget.

Answered on

17 December 2018

Spending Review 2015 established a long term funding envelope for delivery of HS2 of £55.7bn (2015 prices). We are determined to deliver HS2 within that and HS2 Ltd has been set an ambitious target of commencing HS2 Phase One services in 2026. We will make schedule details public as part of the Full Business Case for Phase One due to be published in 2019.