Independent report

Appraisal of HS2 extension development report

MVA consultancy's report on the Planet Framework Model's development for the appraisal of extending the line of route to Leeds and Manchester.


PLANET forecasting model: HS2 model development report


This report documents how the Planet Long Distance Framework was changed to develop the Planet Framework Model, so it could be used to appraise the Leeds and Manchester extensions to the High Speed Two (HS2) rail network.

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 12 July 2013