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Money Pit - The Stuttgart 21 mega-project

A city center that’s an ongoing construction site and costs that have spiraled out of control have long plagued the controversial Stuttgart 21 subterranean railway station project. Now it looks like the initiative will cost 2.3 billion euros more than even the last estimate.

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More and more experts, citizens and politicians are turning against the mega-project, but Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging its completion - a risky move given the upcoming election.