Complexity and risks of HS2 were ‘under-estimated’

HS2 is over budget and behind schedule because its complexity and risks were under-estimated, according to the Whitehall spending watchdog.

The National Audit Office (NAO) warned that it is impossible to “estimate with certainty what the final cost could be”.

It published a report urging the Government and HS2 Ltd to be “transparent and provide realistic assessments” in relation to the high-speed railway.

A Government-commissioned review led by...
source: Windsor Observer

2020-01-24 01:59
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