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World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland - BBC News

The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel has been officially opened in Switzerland after nearly two decades of construction work.

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The Longest Tunnel in The World - YouTube

Feb 19, 2014 · The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland. It opened on 1 June 2016, and full service began on 11 December 2016.

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Switzerland Celebrates World's Longest Railroad Tunnel - TIME

After 12 years of labor, Switzerland has drilled through the Alps to create the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which could revolutionize European railway services

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The World's longest tunnel page - The longest Road Tunnels

List of the longest Road Tunnels in the World. Country, length and year of opening.

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The World's Top 10 Longest Railway Tunnels 2015

Railway is one of the most important means of transport, which serves a large proportion of world population with speedy and affordable services. Tunnels form an important feature of rail network as they facilitate the use of shortest route, by cutting through obstructions like rocks and mountain to ensure smooth

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Woodhead Tunnel - Wikipedia

Woodhead 1 was one of the world's longest railway tunnels when it ... In 1999 Central Railway proposed using the Woodhead Tunnel as part of an ambitious scheme to ...

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World's Longest and Deepest Train Tunnel Unveiled - ABC News

May 31, 2016 · WATCH World's Longest and Deepest Train Tunnel Unveiled. ... The Gotthard Base Tunnel will enter the record books as the world's longest railway tunnel, ...

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List of longest railway tunnels - Wikipedia

List of longest railway tunnels This page presents a list of the ... World's longest railway tunnels in use. Name Location Length in km (mi) Year completed

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The world's longest, deepest tunnel opens under a mountain ...

The world's longest, deepest tunnel ... A worker waits for journalists at one of the Gotthard base access tunnels ... is set to become the world's longest railway ...

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A look at some of the world's longest railway tunnels - Times ...

GENEVA (AP) — Capping a mammoth 17-year, $12 billion project, Switzerland has built the world's longest railway tunnel: The 17-year project cost $12 billion but is expected to reap benefits across Europe for years, including faster travel between Italy and points north and less reliance on trucks that were polluting the Swiss Alps air.

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Beautiful Photos of the World's Longest Road Tunnel

The world's longest road tunnel was uniquely ... It is no surprise then that the world's longest tunnel ... Japan Railway Company invests in turtle tunnels

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Take a Look at the World's Longest, Deepest Railway Tunnel ...

Here are 10 astounding pictures of the world's longest railway tunnel ... with all existing tunnels operating at their maximum capacity.

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World's longest railway tunnel about to open in Switzerland

World's longest rail tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, ... With a length of 57 km crossing the Alps, the Gotthard Base Tunnel is the world's longest railway tunnel.

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List of longest tunnels - Revolvy

World's longest tunnels ... This list of longest tunnels in the world ranks tunnels that are at least 13 ... Three are railway tunnels and the other is a canal tunnel.

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World's Longest, Deepest Rail Tunnel Opens In Switzerland ...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Los Angeles Times: More than 2,200 years after the commander from the ancient North African civilization of Carthage led his army of elephants and troops over Europe's highest mountain chain, the Swiss have completed another gargantuan task: burrowing the world's longest railway tunnel under the Swiss ...

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Exploring the world's deepest and longest train tunnel | DW ...

DW examines the purpose of the ... Exploring the world's deepest and longest ... Simoni's engineers have been busy kitting out the tunnels with railway ...

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Swiss mark opening of world's longest and deepest rail tunnel

May 27, 2016 · Swiss mark opening of world's longest and deepest rail tunnel. The 35.5-mile length and 1.4-mileGENEVA - Switzerland is in a celebratory mood these days.

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List of longest tunnels in the world - ipfs.io

List of longest tunnels in the world. ... Together with the already constructed Inntal Tunnel it will form the world's longest continuous railway tunnel with 64 km. [53]

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Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel ...

The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.

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The World's Longest Railway Tunnels - Video Results

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World's oldest railway tunnel hidden by a ... - Daily Mail Online

World's oldest railway tunnel hidden by a rockery for 36 years is ... sweet family tributes 'My friend I've had the longest in my life ... Daily Mail, The Mail on ...

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The world's longest tunnel is finally open - Business Insider

The world's longest tunnel is ... Burrowing the world's longest railway tunnel under the Swiss Alps to improve European ... Many tunnels crisscross the Swiss ...

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The world's longest railway tunnels - Railway Technology

Seven of the world's longest railway tunnels are located in Asia, including four in Japan and two in China. Europe is home to three of the 10 longest, including the UK's Channel Tunnel.

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The $12 Billion Gotthard Railway Tunnel, World's Longest ...

GENEVA (AP) — It's taken 17 years and cost 12.2 billion Swiss francs (about $12 billion) but Switzerland is finally ready to inaugurate the world's largest railway tunnel.

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The World's Longest Railroad And Road Tunnels - WorldAtlas

When it comes to tunnels capable of supporting railways and highways, the world's largest can be found in Switzerland's 57,072 meter-long Gotthard Base Tunnel.

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