Marmaray warning from Guardian: Marmaray, which is described as “the project of the century”, echoes in the foreign press. The Guardian Newspaper published a report on the opening of the tunnel part of the Marmaray project and warnings of experts.
According to the news that reflects the BBC Turkish, Prof. Murat Güvenç stated that with the increase of rents, poor people and small business owners may have to leave the area where the metro line extends, and said, “With the opening of the Marmaray line, the strait will no longer be an obstacle. "This means the end of Istanbul as we know it." In the news in the headline of the inner page, it was pointed out that the tunnel connecting the two continents is the deepest (56 meters) underwater railway tunnel in the world, and it was reminded that a similar project was put on the shelf during the Ottoman Sultan Abdulmecid I period due to technical deficiencies.
The newspaper emphasized that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is the former Mayor of Istanbul, is Recep determined to leave his mark in the city Gazete.
The project was completed more than four years after the planned period, the newspaper, the studies were delayed due to archaeological excavations in Yenikapi, Erdogan also complained that "the pottery has delayed Marmaray" he complained.
Guardian correspondent Constanze Letsch, who signed the report, included experts' views on the opening of the tunnel before the completion of the project. The report said that the engineer Rıza Behçet Akcan, who worked on the project, and the Istanbul Branch of the Chamber of Architects demanded that m no one should use this metro line ğı because electronic warning systems did not work. Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım and Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbaş stated that N all kinds of measures were taken ığ and that in the tunnel is resistant to earthquake in the severity of 9 Ulaştırma. Tayfun Kahraman, the director of the Istanbul Branch of the Chamber of City Planners, found the project positive in terms of the development of public transportation, but warned: This cannot only be pushed aside by the government's promise. Bu
1,5 million people a day on the two sides of the city is expected to carry about the Marmaray line. Murat Guvenc warned about the possible socio-economic and cultural effects of the project. Istanbul Sehir University Sociology Department. Guvenc complained about the lack of research on the socioeconomic consequences of the Marmaray Project, saying: in Marmaray is in essence a technical project. We have no idea how it will affect the city and its contents, whether it will affect the city life positively or negatively. But we can be sure that the unprotected residents of Istanbul will feel the impact more than others. Sahip With increasing rents, the poor and small business owners may have to leave the area where the subway line extends. Güvenç said, ın With the opening of the Marmaray line, the Bosphorus will no longer be an obstacle. This is the end of Istanbul as we know it. Bu
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