Policy paper

HS2 Phase 2a commercial case

Sets out the commercial case for the HS2 Phase 2a route section between Fradley and Crewe and its accelerated delivery.

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The updated version of this commercial case is the 2017 HS2 Phase Two commercial case.


HS2 phase 2a strategic outline business case: commercial case

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This commercial case:

  • sets out what needs to be procured at different stages of the life cycle of the HS2 Phase 2a project
  • outlines how what is needed will be procured
  • considers effective management of the supply chain to deliver what is required
  • sets out HS2 Ltd’s capacity and capability to deliver the required work

This commercial case forms part of the 5 part outline business case (OBC) for HS2 Phase 2a. The other parts are:

Published 8 January 2016