Police Intervention to the Tent of Cable Car Insurgents in Sapanca; Sapanca district of Sakarya, the people of the region opposed to the establishment of cable cars, while continuing their activities, police and municipal officials raised the tent used by the activists in the morning. While the police took extensive security measures, the tent moved to another area. Mus Are you not ashamed, and you are coming at this time, ”protesters reacted, sitting on it for a while.
Sapanca Municipality made an agreement for the cable car to be established between the contractor company and Kırkpınar and Mahmudiye Hill. Those who opposed the cable car, which was planned to be built in the park and earthquake gathering area by cutting three thousand trees in the region, started the action. People who set up tents in the area where the construction site, the ropeway to be made to another area. Earlier this morning, police and municipal officials came to the area. While the police took extensive security measures, the tent moved to another area.
Protesters reacted to moving the tent and its belongings to another area. The group acted by sitting on the chairs they set out for a while. While the tent is being removed, the group continues its activities in the region.
The “ropeway project“, which was tendered by Sapanca Municipality last year, will start at Kırkpınar Neighborhood and end at Mahmudiye İncebel location after 1500 meters. The project, which will be built by Bursa Teleferik A.Ş with the build-operate-transfer model valid for 25 year, will cost approximately 80 million pounds.
The area chosen for the cable car project in Kırkpınar is the Emergency Disaster Meeting Area, as well as the children's park and recreation area used by the local people. It is also a land that has been donated to the state in the past, provided that it is not used for other purposes by the local people.
In the 17 thousand square meter section of the ropeway line, approximately 5 thousand trees will be cut in the 80 to 3 range. (T24)
Map of Turkey Cableway