World’s longest rail tunnel to open in Switzerland Measuring 57 km in length, situated 2.3km deep under the Alps and having cost €11bn to complete, Switzerland’s Gotthard base tunnel is more than just the world’s longest and most expensive tunnelling project.
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 Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT; German: Gotthard-Basistunnel, Italian: Galleria di base del San Gottardo, Romansh: Tunnel da basa dal Son Gottard) is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland. It opened on 1 June 2016, and full service began on 11 December 2016.
Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially opened Wednesday.
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The world's longest and deepest train tunnel has opened in Switzerland, nearly two decades after construction began. Stretching for 35 miles under the Swiss Alps, the Gotthard Base Tunnel will...
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After nearly 20 years of construction, the world's longest rail tunnel opened in Switzerland Wednesday. The 35-mile Gotthard Basel Tunnel is a high-speed rai...
Swiss engineers have completed a gargantuan task: burrowing the world's longest railway tunnel under the Swiss Alps to ease trade and congestion in European trade and travel.
Switzerland's Gotthard Train Tunnel Will Be World's Longest, Deepest by Alastair Jamieson / May.22.2016 / 7:19 AM ET / Updated May.31.2016 / 4:24 PM ET Visitors stand on the emergency platform inside the Gotthard Base Tunnel near Sedrun, Switzerland, in March.
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It will be the world's longest and deepest train tunnel, transporting passengers from Zurich to Milan in about two and a half hours.
LONDON — The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel opened in Switzerland on Wednesday, nearly seven decades after it was first proposed and 17 years after construction began with a blast in the main shaft.
After 12 years of labor, Switzerland has drilled through the Alps to create the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which could revolutionize European railway services
The first train comes out of the North portal of the Gotthard rail tunnel, the longest tunnel in the world near Erstfeld, Switzerland on June 1, 2016.
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Almost 70 years after it was conceived, and 17 years after construction started, the world’s largest train tunnel is to open tomorrow in Switzerland. Dug under the Alps, the 35-mile Gotthard Base Tunnel is expected to streamline and increase rail traffic between northern and southern Europe ...
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The train leaves the Swiss Alps' station and soon enters total darkness. It picks up speed, reaching 125 miles an hour as it hurtles through the mountain at depths of up to 7,500 feet.
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.
The world's longest rail tunnel, running for 35 miles under the Swiss Alps, opens on schedule and within budget at £8.5 billion - and it will mean a MILLION fewer trucks on the roads