FOI release

HS1 high speed rail link: lease to Borealis

Response to a request for details of a transfer of the ownership of the HS1 high speed rail link to Borealis.


HS1 high speed rail link: lease to Borealis

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This letter is a response to a Freedom of Information request asking for details about Borealis’ acquisition of the HS1 high speed rail link. The requester asked for information about:

  • the cost of the HS1 infrastructure which has been transferred under lease to Borealis
  • London and Continental Rail’s profit and loss account for the last full year of their ownership of HS1
  • the memorandum of the agreement made with Borealis about HS1
  • the regulatory board which will monitor Borealis’ compliance with the HS1 agreement
Published 10 February 2011