Verdens længste tunnel forbinder nu Europa SWITZERLAND-TRANSPOR
PLUS-historie. På 17 år er 28 millioner ton klippe boret ud til den 57, 1 kilometer lange Gotthardtunnel under Alperne i Schweiz. Tunnelen blev indviet onsdag. (se Ritzau historie 011946) Guests take a picture of one of the first train crossing the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest rail tunnel during the opening ceremony near the town of Erstfeld, Switzerland, on June 1, 2016. The new Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is set to become the world's longest railway tunnel when it opens on June 1. The 57-kilometre (35.4-mile) tunnel, which runs under the Alps, was first conceived in sketch-form in 1947 but construction began 17 years ago. / AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI Fold sammen
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