HS2’s Diminishing Modal Shift

With every economic case, the modal shift has dropped. With the latest revision, only 5% of passengers are expected to have shifted from air or car.

Classic Rail

New Trips

Air

Car

2010 economic case

57%

27%

8%

8%

2011 economic case

65%

22%

6%

7%

2012 economic case

65%

24%

3%

8%

2013 economic case

69%

26%

1%

4%

Percentages all taken from HS2 documents: latest modal shift figures from Economic Case for HS2, October 2013, Department for Transport.

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