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