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High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 24392, tabled on 3 March 2020

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.

Answered on

9 March 2020

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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