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