FOI release

Costs of HS2 spur to Heathrow

Response to a request for confirmations of cost estimated for the HS2 spur to Heathrow.


Costs of the High Speed 2 spur to Heathrow

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This is a response to a Freedom of Information request which asked about the HS2 spur to Heathrow and whether:

  • the £2.5 billion to £3.9 billion cost figures for the spur were relied upon by the Secretary of State for Transport of her HS2 decision on 10 January 2012 - if they weren’t relied on it asked for details of the figures that were used
  • £1.8 billion is the current estimate for the HS2 spur to Heathrow relied upon by the Department for Transport and, if so, the date when this superseded previous estimates
Published 25 October 2012