Longest Tunnel in the World

Friday, July 28th 2017. | Unique Information

Longest tunnel in the world is The Gotthard Base Tunnel. This is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland that can be passed by everyone. This tunnel expected to open on 1 June 2016. The route length is 57 km (35.4 mi) and a total of 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and passages. This is the longest tunnel in the world that can be passed with human by use the train. Don’t missing this unique information if you want to add insight and knowledge.

Longest Tunnel in the World

longest tunnel in the world

Longest tunnel in the world location in Uri, Graubuden, and Ticino. It will be the first flat low-level route through the Alps, and also become the world’s longest and deepest traffic tunnel. The construction began in 1996 and planned to opened in 1 June 2016. Line length for east tunnel is 57.104 km (35.483 mi), and for west tunnel is 57.015 km (35.429 mi). Start at Erstfeld (Uri) and end at Bodio (Ticino), the operating speed up to 250 km/h (160 mph). The highest elevation is 549 m (1,801 ft) and the lowest elevation at Bodio is 312 m (1,024 ft). This is the pictures album of The Gotthard Base Tunnel.

 

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Longest Tunnel in the World

Longest tunnel in the world had two single track tunnels. The track gauge is 1435 mm (4 ft 8 1/2 in) this is the standar gauge. Had become impatient with the opening of The Gotthard Base Tunnel? I hope this article provides information to help you who live and stay in Switzerland (Uri, Graubunden, and Ticino), especialy for you who want to know about the longest tunnel in the world.

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