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HS2 to Birmingham set to eat up billions more as DfT admits BCR falling

Peter Stonham
30 November 2023
Huw Merriman: The scope and costs of Phase 1 will now be reassessed following the decision not to proceed beyond the Midlands
Huw Merriman: The scope and costs of Phase 1 will now be reassessed following the decision not to proceed beyond the Midlands

 

Mounting costs of construction plus the need to remodel the Midlands connection with the mainline network following the cancellation of the Northern extension of HS2 are threatening to make completion of the London Birmingham section show a negative cost benefit figure.

A new DfT accounting officer assessment states the benefit cost ratio (BCR) for phase one of HS2 from Euston to Birmingham and the West Coast Main Line at Handsacre has been cut from being in a range of 1.8 to 1.2, to a lower...

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