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Planet Framework Model (PFM V4.3): Model Description

An overview of the Planet Framework Model, which was used to forecast the demand and benefits of the High Speed Two rail network.

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The aim of this document is to provide a clear account of the Planet Framework Model (PFM V4.3). It brings together a large amount of information which has previously been separately reported, often only in working notes, and therefore constitutes an authoritative description of the model at a particular stage in its development.

‘HS2: Planet Framework Model development’ describes the evolution of the model.