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The Longest, Deepest Rail Tunnel On Earth Just Opened

The world’s longest tunnel has officially been opened in Switzerland with an elaborate ceremony featuring an eclectic range of performance art. Key points: The Gotthard Base Tunnel cuts through the Swiss Alps easing travel...

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World’s longest and deepest rail tunnel to open in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work. It runs 35 miles (57 kilometers) and connects northern and southern Europe by passing under the Swiss Alps. Switzerland says it will revolutionize European freight transport.

The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel is to be officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work. The 57km (35-mile) twin-bore Gotthard base tunnel will provide a high-speed rail link...