Die Welt from the German press gave a place to the Marmaray project.
The Metro Line to Pass Under the Bosphorus to Be Opened in October - The "Marmaray" Tunnel, called the project of the century, is expected to be opened by Prime Minister Erdoğan on October 29. There was a delay in the implementation of the billion project due to the discovery of archaeological remains and the earthquake risk. The tube passage, which will connect the two sides of the city of Istanbul, will allow 75 thousand people to pass from Asia to the European Continent per hour and reduce the traffic density in the city. As is known, the metro system of the city of Istanbul is insufficient. The total length of the "Marmaray" Tunnel is 76 kilometers and Halkalı-Gebze transportation time will be one and a half hours. The es Marmaray ors project is being realized by a Japanese consortium called Taisei. Japanese engineers emphasize that they evaluate all types of earthquake scenarios and that people in the tube passage will be safe in the event of a severe shaking.
The construction of the "Marmaray" project started in 2004, and engineers had to stop the construction from time to time due to various archaeological remains. In this context, the remains of a port from the Byzantine period were unearthed during the excavations at the "Marmaray" Yenikapı Station.
Turkey's Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim, "Marmaray" project regarding "Archaeologists also stop when they're standing, when we continue on." He speaks in the form. Therefore, the tunnel, which was planned to be opened in 2010, could not be opened due to delays.
The ”Marmaray“ project, which is expected to cost around 3 billion euros, is considered a new silk road.
Source: internet havadis