High Speed 2 Railway Line
Helen Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for
Transport what assessment he has made of the latest
estimate of the costs of the Hoo Green to Barmfurlong
section of the proposed High Speed 2. 
Mr Goodwill: I refer the hon. Member to my previous
answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Warrington
South (David Mowat) dated 5 December 2013, Official
Report, column 771W.
The estimated construction cost for theWinterbottom
to Bamfurlong section of the route is £360 million.
This part of the route consists of three sections:
HSM12 (£110 million), HSM21 (£185 million) and HSM22
Detailed estimates of the cost of land and risk will be
determined at a later stage of development.