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This letter responds to a Freedom of Information request about the possible connection benefits of linking Heathrow and HS1 with HS2. The letter answers a question about whether connection benefits are accounted for in the ‘HS2 economic appraisal’. It also answers a query about whether benefits specified in the ‘Economic case for HS2’ are reduced due to insufficient capacity to run them.