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  • Gotthard tunnel, world's longest, opens in Switzerland - CNN

    May 31, 2016 · Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially opened Wednesday.

  • 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

  • The world's longest train tunnel opens under Swiss Alps | CBC ...

    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.

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

    May 27, 2016 · GENEVA — Switzerland will celebrate an engineering marvel 20 years in the works on Wednesday: the debut of the world's longest and deepest railroad tunnel. The new tunnel through the Alps is 35.5 miles long, exceeding by 2 miles the current record-holder, Japan's Seikan Tunnel. Some ...

  • How Switzerland decided to mark opening of Gotthard Base ...

    A winged baby, semi-naked dancers and a man with a bird's nest on his head: How Switzerland decided to mark opening of world's longest rail tunnel

  • Swiss celebrate world's longest, deepest rail tunnel

    May 31, 2016 · 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 world's longest tunnel is finally open - Business Insider

    The world's longest tunnel is finally open. Jamey Keaten, ... Burrowing the world's longest railway tunnel under the Swiss Alps to improve European trade and travel. ...

  • 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.

  • World's longest rail tunnel to open in Switzerland under Alps ...

    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. At a time of rising nationalism and closing borders, European leaders will also hope ...

  • Gotthard Tunnel: World's longest rail tunnel officially opens ...

    The world's longest tunnel officially opens in Switzerland with an elaborate ceremony featuring trapeze artists dressed as construction workers, a horse and carriage and other theatrics that traced the history of the 57-kilometre tunnel's construction.

  • World's longest, deepest train tunnel opens in Switzerland ...

    Jun 01, 2016 · 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...

  • Switzerland completes work on the world's longest tunnel

    Construction of the world's longest tunnel, in Switzerland, is complete. Work began on the project, which was funded entirely by Switzerland at cost of around £6.5 billion, in 1996.

  • Swiss Inaugurate $12B Rail Tunnel, World's Longest

    May 31, 2016 · Just like Hannibal in ancient times, Swiss engineers have conquered the Alps, the AP reports. European dignitaries on Wednesday inaugurated the 35.4-mile Gotthard Railway Tunnel, the world's longest...

  • World's Longest Rail Tunnel Opens in Switzerland - YouTube

    May 31, 2016 · 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...

  • Gotthard Base Tunnel, World's Longest, Deepest Tunnel, Is ...

    May 31, 2016 · Gotthard Base Tunnel, World's Longest, Deepest Tunnel, Is Officially Open In Switzerland : The Two-Way Switzerland's Gotthard Base Tunnel stretches for more than 35 miles and runs a mile and a half deep under a mountain range at some points.

  • World's Longest and Deepest Rail Tunnel, Through Swiss Alps ...

    Jun 01, 2016 · 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.

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  • New tunnel unveiled in bizarre 'demonic' ceremony - WND

    Jun 05, 2016 · WND Exclusive New tunnel ... The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel was ... "The opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland ...

  • 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.

  • In Switzerland - World's Longest Tunnel Opens with Satanic ...

    The Swiss have put on one of the most bizarre opening ceremonies in history to mark the completion of the world's longest tunnel. Famed for their trains, organisers roped in more than 600 dancers, acrobats and dramatic actors and even composed the new route's very own theme tune as they pulled out all the stops for Wednesday's inauguration at ...

  • Switzerland tunnel: The oddest moments of the opening ...

    Images highlighting some of the more unusual moments of the opening ceremony for the Gotthard base tunnel in Switzerland. ... World's longest and deepest rail tunnel ...

  • Switzerland's Gotthard Train Tunnel Will Be World's Longest ...

    The world's longest and deepest railway tunnel opens Wednesday in the Swiss Alps, an engineering feat that will cut journey times across Europe.

  • The Longest Tunnel In the World Is Now Finished

    Earlier this week, the new longest tunnel in the world was completed. The Gotthard Base Tunnel started in 2004, and travels underneath the Swiss Alps for 35.4 miles.

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