The transport ministers of France and Italy signed for the high-speed train project to connect the cities of Lyon-Turin.
In recent months, the Italian side of the border, which caused great protests, the project center will be under the 57 kilometer tunnel under the Alps.
The Italians living in the Susa Valley think that the road traffic between the two countries is decreasing and the tunnel, which is unnecessary, will have great damages to the natural life.
Mario Ciaccia, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure in Italy, answers these claims:
Dayan Those who say this have no basis. When we compare with the growth and vision that we believe, they are people who think very much below them. Bizim
There were clashes between the police and the police, who wanted to protest the preliminary work started in the Susa Valley last summer.
40 people were suspected of having links with these demonstrations recently.
The 8.5 billion-euro tunnel project is funded by Italy, France and the European Union, while the line is expected to be opened in 2023.
The line between 7 and 4 will be bridged between Paris and Turin.
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