Policy paper

HS2 Phase 2b strategic case

Sets out the need for this part of the new railway and how it fits with government aims and objectives.

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


High Speed Two Phase 2b strategic outline business case: strategic case

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This document sets out the government’s strategic case for HS2 Phase 2b.

This strategic case forms part of the 5 part strategic outline business case (SOBC) for HS2 Phase 2b. The other parts are:

Published 15 November 2016