HS2 in Hansard 06/01/2014

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. [181136]

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

(£65 million).

Detailed estimates of the cost of land and risk will be

determined at a later stage of development.