Costs Skyrocket For Stuttgart 21 Project


Traffic whizzes past Hauptbahnhof railway station and the... News PhotoBusiness,Construction Industry,Finance,Germany,Horizontal,Railroad Station,Railroad Track,Station,Stuttgart,Traffic,TransportationPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesSTUTTGART, GERMANY - DECEMBER 13: Traffic whizzes past Hauptbahnhof railway station and the construction site of the Stuttgart 21 railway station on December 13, 2012 in Stuttgart, Germany. German state rail carrier Deutsche Bahn, which is carrying out the massive project, announced yesterday that final costs will be EUR 1.1 billion more than previously expected, bringing the total cost to EUR 5.6 billion. The project will replace the current overground, terminal station with a more efficient underground one. Critics have decried the project as too expensive and too environmentally risky. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)