Germany

Six Years after Construction Start – Foundation Stone laid for Stuttgart 21 Underground Station

Classical music sounded from the loudspeakers down into the site, but could not drown out the chorus and whistling of the demonstrators in the background: scraps of speech and insults were still audible. “Bunch of liars” shouted the demonstrators and “stay up here”. It was a bit like it always is on the megaproject Stuttgart 21: Official occasions sometimes become political issues. The occasion on 16 September 2016 was the laying of the foundation stone of the new underground station – the core of Stuttgart 21.

The building of the underground station has been known for 20 years; in November...

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