The General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has announced the Adana Cultural Heritage Preservation Regional Board Decision to the Official Gazette regarding the registration of the tunnel in the Adana Karaisalı Bucak village of the Historical Baghdad-Hicaz Railway Line.
Declaration announcement published in the Official Gazette issue dated 4 June 2020 is as follows; “Regarding the registration of the Railway tunnel, which is located in the district of Karaakalı, Adana, Bucak District, in the area other than deed, which belongs to the Historical Baghdad-Hicaz Railway Line with the number 32, TCDD 6th District Directorate's 07.10.2016 day and 502580 number, 10.11.2017. The articles of 430839 and no. , İller Bankası A.Ş. Opinion Letter of the Spatial Planning Department dated 425475 and numbered 08.10.2019, Opinion of Karaisalı Municipality Directorate of Science Affairs dated 827266 and numbered 178495, Report of the experts of the Board Directorate dated 10.12.2019, dated 45905 and numbered 10.12.2019, 3795. Decisions numbered 15.12.2019 of 23.08.2016 were read, their attachments and transaction files were examined. As a result of the interviews;
Determination of the building group as a 32nd group structure in the province of Karaisalı, Adana, in the Bucak District, in the area outside the land registry area, as it is understood that the railway tunnel, which is specified by the TCDD, which belongs to the Historic Baghdad-Hicaz Railway Line, has the quality of culture within the scope of Law No. 2863, Our decision is that the protection area boundary shown in the annex is appropriate, in cases that will disrupt the malfunction and maintenance of the rails, drainage channels, traverses, signalization and electrification systems and navigational situations,
In cases that require immediate intervention in terms of life and property safety, it has been decided that the necessary simple repairs and interventions will be made by the relevant administration under the supervision of KUDEB experts, and that our Board will be given permission for applications that will require intervention to the original architectural texture of the tunnel.