Research and analysis

Ecomonic case for HS2: assumptions report

A summary of the input and forecasting assumptions used by the Planet Framework Model (PFM V4.3) to generate the 'HS2 standard case'.

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The economic case for HS2: PFM v4.3 assumptions report

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The appraisal of High Speed Two (HS2) requires a range of assumptions to compare costs and benefits in accordance with WebTAG guidance. This document outlines the assumptions that have been adopted and their sources.

The Planet Framework model v43 is a tool used by HS2 to help forecast the demands and benefits of the new high speed rail network.

Published 30 January 2014