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High Speed Two: Travel

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 220719, tabled on 13 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 217418, how much of the £2,506,977.66 spent on rail fares by HS2 Ltd between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 was spent on (a) first class fares, (b) second class fares and (c) fares that attract savings.

Answered on

18 February 2019

The breakdown of the £2,506,977 spent on rail fares by HS2 Ltd between 1 January and 31 December 2018 is as follows

a) £0 was spent on first class fares.

b) There are no second class fares*

c) A percentage saving was made on fares valuing £1,521,880

*£2,496,975 was spent on standard class and the remainder on Eurostar tickets

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