Research and analysis

HS2 economic case: update

The updated economic case for High Speed Two, with reports and spreadsheets detailing the modeling outputs.

Documents

Updated economic case for HS2

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London West Midlands appraisal sheets

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Phase 2 (Leeds, Manchester and Heathrow) appraisal sheets

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London West Midlands demand sheets

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Phase 2 (Leeds, Manchester and Heathrow) demand sheets

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Detail

This report presents an updated economic case for both the phase one (London to West Midlands) and phase 2 (Leeds, Manchester and Heathrow) sections of the High Speed Two (HS2) route.

The appraisal spreadsheets include:

  • estimates of the operating and capital costs of HS2
  • a template that combines the costs and benefits to produce a benefit cost ratio (BCR) for each stage of the scheme

The PLANET Long-Distance (PLD) demand summary output spreadsheets provide key demand metrics for:

  • the 2010 base year
  • 2026 and 2037 forecast years