Photo Gallery: Stuttgart 21 Controversy Rumbles On
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Photo Gallery: Stuttgart 21 Controversy Rumbles On

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Losing Steam Massive Rail Project Haunts Merkel Campaign

The bottom appears to be falling out of one of the costliest construction projects ever undertaken by the German government. Amid delays and cost overruns, government players in the Stuttgart 21 train station venture are looking for the exit door. It could become a problem for Chancellor Merkel ahead of fall elections. By SPIEGEL Staff
Photo Gallery: Stuttgart's 4 Billion Euro Makeover
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Photo Gallery: Stuttgart's 4 Billion Euro Makeover

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein