Complexity and risks of HS2 were ‘under-estimated’

Photo: HS2/PA Wire 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

HS2 still faces ‘significant risks’, says Audit Office report

THE project to build high speed lines between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds is falling years behind schedule and costing a lot more than forecast,