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Transatlantic Tunnel: Underwater Tunnel - Classic Documentary
Transatlantic Tunnel: Underwater Tunnel - Classic Documentary A transatlantic tunnel is a theoretical tunnel that would span the Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe possibly for such purposes as mass transit. Some proposals envision technologically advanced trains reaching speeds of 500 to 8,000 kilometres per hour (310 to 4,970 mph). Most conceptions of the tunnel envision it between the United States and the United Kingdom ‒ or more specifically between New York City and London. Read More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transatlantic_tunnel Subscribe to our Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKVYcXPDqHLDP5x7oTaBuWA
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7 Wondrous underwater tunnels
An underwater tunnel is constructed under a body of water. The main reasons to build an underwater tunnel is to provide all-weather connectivity in-between cities.  Here are 7, most unusual, and magnificent underwater tunnels, around the world. If we’ve missed out your favorites, please add them in the comments below.
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Mumbai - Fujairah (Dubai) Underwater Train Tunnel Project
The project is meant to connect the UAE and the other GCC countries for the first time with India via a Tunnel and an Ultra Speed subsea railway line ; with the aim of improving the Bilateral Trade between the two nations. The Fujairah-Mumbai Tunnel & Subsea Ultra Speed Train Line Project is currently at the Concept stage. The floating underwater tunnel would consist of two curved concrete tubes, submerged below the surface of the Arabian Sea . The submerged tubes would be stabilize by being attached to pontoons on the surface of the sea or vertical tethers to the sea floor. There would be enough gaps between the pontoons to allow ships to pass through. The tubes would be placed underwater, deep enough to avoid water traffic and weather. The Main benefits from Project are : 1. Commute Passengers, Tourists & workers Between the UAE ( as well as other GCC Countries ) and India 2. Export Oil From Fujairah Port To India via a Pipeline 3. Import water from Narmada River North of Mumbai ( it is well noted that The Narmada River is flooding during monsoon season ; excess water can exported to the UAE ) 4. Transport Goods & commodities between both nations. It is expected that the project will help increase the trade and the influx of tourists from both sides. The speed of train is set to be 1000 km/h , the 1826km distance between Mumbai to Fujairah station can be covered within 2hrs. Future plan includes a making a provision for road to be constructed within the floating tunnel for cars and truck transportation ; as well as & Floating Hotel and shopping centre fuel stations at the middle of the Arabian Sea were commuters can rest and shop. Future Train stations may include the port city of Karachi in Pakistan & Muscat the capital city of Oman. The National Advisor Bureau limited is a consultancy firm based in Masdar city in Abu Dhabi, the firm Specialized on Creative and Innovative Projects such as the UAE – Iceberg Project ( Http://www.Icebergs.World ). Video Courtesy - National Advisor Bureau Limited http://www.National-Advisor.ae [email protected]
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4K CABVIEW Bar - Bijelo Polje -102 tunnels -96 bridges -1029m altitude change from Sea to Mountains
Get a ride throughout whole Montenegro, from the Adriatic Sea to the galleries and tunnels in the mountainous part of the country. Railway line Belgrade - Bar rises from the sea level to an altitude of 1032 m. The lowest point of the railway line is 3m altitude and it is located in the Port of Bar. The railway then slowly climbs to the Sozina tunnel. The Sozina tunnel, 6171m long, is the longest tunnel on the Belgrade - Bar line. After passing through the mountain Rumija the railway line meanders through the valley of Lake Skadar. Until the city Podgorica railway line is located in the plain. After the city of Podgorica the line becomes much more interesting. There is a canyon of the river Morača. The line runs through a multitude of tunnels and galleries, across many bridges and continuously climbs towards Kolasin. To overcome the high altitude difference at a short distance, a serpentine was made in the canyon of Mala Rijeka river. On that part the line crossing over the highest railway bridge in Europe. Mala Rijeka bridge has a height of 200m from river to track. On one part of the railway there is a tunnel Trebesica with a bridge built in it. During the digging of the tunnel mountain cleavages have encountered. This part of track had to be bridged. After Trebesica tunnel there is a continental climate and a different flora and fauna. The line highest point is located in the tunnel, near Kolašin. After Kolašin the line descends towards Bijelo Polje. The whole Belgrade - Bar railway line has 254 tunnels and 234 bridges. There are 102 tunnels and 96 bridges in Montenegro. The most prominent infrastructure facilities in the Montenegrin part are: - Tunnel "Sozina" ( 6171m ), - Bridge "Tanki rt" ( 200m ), - Bridge "Mala Rijeka" ( 499m long, 200m height ), - Tunnel "Trebesica" ( 5172m ), - Tunnel "Ostrovica" ( 3827m ), - Tunnel "Šljivovica" ( 2194m ), - Bridge "Tara I" ( 270m long ), - Tunnel "Radigojno" ( 2370m ), - Bridge "Tara III" ( 340m long ), - Tunnel "Razvršje" ("Mojkovac") ( 3246m ) and - Bridge "Ljuboviđa" ("Slijepač most") ( 450m long ). This video was created from train 1136 "Panonija" in July 2017. The train composition and all essential route information are displayed during the video.
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China's Underwater High-Speed Train to America | China Uncensored
Who wants to take an underwater train ride to China?! China is planning to build a high-speed rail connecting China and the continental United States that will tunnel under the 125 mile stretch of ocean beneath the Bering Strait. And that's just one of three other wacky ambitious plans they have that completely disregard the reality of the natural environment! Subscribe for more China Uncensored: http://www.youtube.com/ntdchinauncensored Make sure to share with your friends! ______________________________ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChinaUncensored Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ChinaUncensored Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NTDChinaUncensored/ ______________________________ MOBILE LINKS: China's Underwater Atlantis http://e.ntd.tv/1gC1F62 China's Water Crisis http://e.ntd.tv/KluWGJ Is Revolution Brewing in China? http://e.ntd.tv/QRGKUE Question and Answer http://e.ntd.tv/1k5ceCe government corruption south china sea construction
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SWEDEN & DENMARK: Øresund Bridge and tunnel
A drive across the Øresund Bridge and tunnel between Sweden and Denmark. From Malmö to Copenhagen.
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Norway’s $47BN Coastal Highway | The B1M
The Norwegian government are embarking on the largest infrastructure project in the country's history. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y Footage and images courtesy of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Vianova Plan og Trafikk A/S, Norconsult A/S, Rambøll A/S and Baezeni Co., Ltd. Footage and images are the intellectual property of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Vianova Plan og Trafikk A/S, Norconsult A/S, Rambøll A/S and Baezeni Co., Ltd. Learn more about the project here: https://www.vegvesen.no/ferryfreee39 Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here: http://www.theb1m.com/video/norways-47bn-coastal-highway The B1M merch store - https://theb1m.fanfiber.com/en/ View this video and more at http://www.TheB1M.com Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheB1M Like us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/TheB1M Follow us on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-b1m-ltd B1M pictures on - http://instagram.com/theb1m/ #construction #architecture #infrastructure We welcome you sharing our content to inspire others, but please be nice and play by our rules: http://www.theb1m.com/guidelines-for-sharing Our content may only be embedded onto third party websites by arrangement. We have established partnerships with domains to share our content and help it reach a wider audience. If you are interested in partnering with us please contact [email protected] Ripping and/or editing this video is illegal and will result in legal action. © 2018 The B1M Limited | Share + Inspire
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Norway ship tunnel: Norway to spend $315m building world’s first ship tunnel - TomoNews
OSLO, NORWAY — The Norwegian Public Roads Administration believes floating underwater tunnels could be the key to shorter driving times in the country. Norway is home to more than 1,100 fjords, the deep glacial water inlets that divide land masses. Getting over one means taking a ferry, and that can add hours to a car trip. Because fjords can be up to a mile deep, building a bridge over the waterway or tunnel underneath is not very practical. But Norwegian engineers think they can build a quicker way. They want to float concrete tunnels up to 100 feet below the ocean’s surface. This would allow ships to sail unobstructed by bridges. Floating pontoons would hold the concrete tunnels in place. Engineers hope the ambitious $25 billion project will be completed by 2035. ----------------------------------------­----------------------------------------­---------------- Go to https://www.patreon.com/tomonews and become a Patron now TomoNews is now on Patreon and we've got some cool perks for our hardcore fans. TomoNews is your best source for real news. We cover the funniest, craziest and most talked-about stories on the internet. Our tone is irreverent and unapologetic. If you’re laughing, we’re laughing. If you’re outraged, we’re outraged. We tell it like it is. And because we can animate stories, TomoNews brings you news like you’ve never seen before. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter See a story that should be animated? Tell us about it! Suggest a story here: http://bit.ly/suggest-tomonews Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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3,600 meters above sea level! 1st tunnel drilled through for key railway line in Tibet
Major progress has been made in the construction of a new railway line in China's Tibet. The line's first tunnel, Galashan Tunnel, has been drilled though. The railway linking Lhasa to its neighboring Nyingchi Prefecture is expected to start operation in 2021.
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China's longest rail tunnel construction continues despite Lunar New Year
Construction of China's longest railway tunnel continues despite the #LunarNewYear. Click the video for the story of one of the workers who are sticking to their jobs.
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World's Longest Rail Tunnel Opens in Switzerland
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 rail link under the Swiss Alps that will eventually help slash travel time between Zurich and Milan. Photo: AP Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjvideo Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJvideo Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/ Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJ On Snapchat: https://on.wsj.com/2ratjSM
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World’s longest and most expensive railway tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, to open in June - TomoNews
ZURICH — The world’s longest and most expensive railway tunnel opens on Wednesday in Switzerland. The Gotthard Base Tunnel originates in Erstfeld in the canton of Uri and ends in Bodio in the canton of Tessin. Stretching 57 kilometers long, it will overtake Japan’s Seikan Tunnel and the Channel Tunnel between England and France as the world’s longest. At 2.3km under the Alps, it will also be the deepest railway tunnel in the world. The tunnel uses a system of two one-way tracks, linked by emergency escape routes. Trains travel on an almost entirely flat track and are able to reach maximum speeds of 250 kilometers per hour. The tunnel will cut the train journey time between Zurich and Milan by one hour to just about three hours. The tunnel will be also used for freight trains. About 260 freight trains will be able to use the tunnel per day, compared to a maximum of 180 trains using the current route. It is hoped that the tunnel will reduce the Alpine road traffic and consequently reduce CO2 emissions. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app:http://bit.ly/1sYjIzc Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Underwater Tunnel China Could Use to Invade Taiwan
China's back with an insane plan to build a rail tunnel under the sea to Taiwan. Obviously, Taiwan is not happy. Do you have questions for Chris? Join us on Patreon for an opportunity to have Chris personally answer your most pressing questions in one of our videos and to get other exclusive rewards. https://www.patreon.com/ChinaUncensored Check out our latest spin-off, the China Unscripted podcast! China Unscripted Website: http://www.chinaunscripted.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ChinaUnscripted Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/57sUZynslmmkV4qMQ6FvqA iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/china-unscripted/id1410850500 Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=210698 Subscribe for more episodes! https://www.youtube.com/ChinaUncensored Make sure to share with your friends! ______________________________
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Canada's First Railway Tunnel - is Now Something Special
This is The Brockville Tunnel, Canada’s First Railway Tunnel. Now from the outside it just looks like some kind of pedestrian walkway, built under the road above, that is until you start walking down the tunnel, then you quickly realise, it is something quit special. The 525-metre tunnel has been transformed with more than 700 coloured LED lights & sound system, which will run a dynamic Light Show, 365 days a year, turning the mostly unused railway tunnel into a visually stunning walkway for pedestrians. The light show is on a 90 minute cycle with 5 minutes of white light, then 5 minutes of colour, with the train sounds and light running the tunnel’s length every 15 minutes. Thanks for watching ____________________________________________________________________ CREDIT LINKS ► Tunnel Website - http://www.brockvillerailwaytunnel.com/ ► Handsome Nature- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJLIwYrmwgwbTzgmB5yVc7Q ► Original Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovsQvIHIQRE ____________________________________________________________________ ► Wonder World Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/wonderworld.ytc.10 ► Wonder World Twitter - https://twitter.com/WonderWorld_YTC For business enquiries, content submission or copyright concerns or disputes, please contact us me.
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Eurotunnel - UK to France!
My journey (driving a coach) from England (Folkestone) to France (Calais) via the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle vehicle carrying train, in timelapse from dashcam. Route: M20 motorway, check-in kiosks, terminal building, UK border control and security check, French border control, lane allocation kiosk, onto the train, through tunnel on train, off the train, exit roads, A16 autoroute.
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Short Film of Qamchiq Tunnel Construction at Uzbekistan Angren - Pap railway
THE president of Uzbekistan Mr Islam Karimov and his Chinese counterpart Mr Xi Jinping inaugurated the 123.1km Angren - Pap railway on June 22 in an event which also marked the opening of Central Asia's longest railway tunnel. The 19.2km Qamchiq Tunnel was built by China Railway Tunnel Group and local contractors, with around 4000 people working on the project. Construction began in 2013 and tracklaying in the $US 810m single-track tunnel was completed on May 25 this year. The inaugural train was formed of an electric locomotive and four coaches, and completed its passage through the tunnel in 16 minutes and 30 seconds. In addition to the tunnel, the $US 1.63bn line includes four stations, 25 bridges, and six viaducts with a total length of 2.1km and an average height of 25m. The 1520mm-gauge line is electrified at 3kV dc with two substations supplying traction power. The new railway provides a direct link between the capital Tashkent and Uzbekistan's second-largest city Namangan and will also enable east-west freight traffic to avoid the transit route through northern Tajikistan. Freight traffic is forecast to be around 10 million tonnes per year with passenger numbers expected to reach around 600,000 in the first year of operation. Reaching an altitude of 2267m above sea level, the Qamchiq pass carries the only highway between the two cities entirely in Uzbek territory was it is the only route that could feasibly be taken by a railway through the narrow strip of Uzbek territory between the Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan borders.
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In 3 minutes: How China builds a high-speed railway tunnel
A 3-minute video on how to build a high-speed rail tunnel has gone viral on Chinese social media. The how-to was released by the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC), a state-owned enterprise that ranked 58th among the Fortune Global 500 in 2017. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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The Longest Underwater Tunnel | China's Future MEGAPROJECTS: Part 5
China is building the world’s longest underwater tunnel beneath the Bohai Sea--at 76 miles long it will pass through two deadly earthquake fault zones, will be longer than the current first and second-ranked underwater tunnels combined and will cost $42 billion. Subscribe to TDC for more videos like this: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ More information on the Bohai Sea Tunnel: https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bohai_Strait_tunnel Like our page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Join us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Video created by Bryce Plank
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India's first bullet train that will run under the sea !
Passengers on the country's first bullet train, that will race between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, will spend a part of their journey under water.The nearly 500-km route planned will include a 21-km long tunnel through the sea, said an unnamed Railway Ministry official to the Press Trust of India.The under-the-sea stretch will lie near the Thane creek towards Virar, according to reports.
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Railway Tunnel with China's Biggest Cross Section Completed in NW China
A railway tunnel with the largest cross sectional area in China was completed Tuesday in the country’s northwest Gansu Province after more than seven years of construction. Its maximum cross sectional area is 350 square meters, or 2.5 times the size of common railway tunnels, making it the largest ever constructed in China. The 9,164-meter Xinchengzi tunnel is part of the railway line connecting the province's capital of Lanzhou with Chongqing Municipality in southwest China. The complex geological structure on the northeast edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau where the tunnel stands make the excavation work extremely difficult, according to the tunnel’s contractor, China Railway 11th Group Co., Ltd. The completion of the tunnel will greatly facilitate the operation of the Lanzhou-Chongqing railway line stretching 915 kilometers, said the contractor. More on: http://www.cctvplus.com/news/20160531/8022823.shtml#!language=1 Subscribe us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CCTVPlus CCTV+ official website: http://www.cctvplus.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cctv-news-content? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewsContent.CCTVPLUS Twitter: https://twitter.com/NewsContentPLUS
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World Top 10 Longest Underwater Tunnels
World Top 10 Longest Underwater Tunnels 1. Seikan Tunnel -- 53.9 km -Japan's Seikan Tunnel is the longest underwater tunnel in the world, and is located beneath the Tsugaru Strait. The tunnel connects Hokkaido Island with the Aomori Prefecture. The tunnel was constructed as the government's response to the unfortunate sinking of five ferry ships due to a typhoon back in 1954, which resulted in public outrage. As engineers saw that extreme weather conditions made bridges too risky, an undersea tunnel would be the safest way to go. The tunnel was completed in March of 1998, which saw the start of all railway transport using the tunnel. 2. Channel Tunnel -- 37.9 km-The Channel Tunnel Connects Folkestone in the United Kingdom to Pas-De-Calais, in northern France. It is owned by Eurotunnel, and has single direction tunnels where the national freight trains, Eurostar, and the Eurotunnel shuttle runs. A central service tunnel is connected to all of the lanes, which also provides access to maintenance and emergency teams. The service tunnel also provides a safety point in the event of an emergency, and passengers would need to be evicted. Special multi-functional vehicles were created for traveling within the service tunnel, designed to arrive at the scene or bring passengers to safety in record time. 3. Tokyo Bay Aqua line -- 15 km-The Tokyo Bay Aqua line is also recognized as a toll highway which spans the Tokyo Bay of Japan. The Tokyo Bay Aqua line opened to the public in December 1997, since planning and construction took 31 years. The tunnel connects Kisazaru City to Kawasaki City; and before the tunnel to cross both cities it required one to drive 100 kilometers along the Tokyo Bay; or to take a ferry. 4. Bomlafjord Tunnel -- 7.8 km-The Bomlafjord Tunnel is part of the Triangle Link Project, together with 3 other bridges designed to connect the islands of Stord, Bomlo, and Fittjar in Norway. The tunnel also forms three lanes of the European Road E39. Construction of the Bomlafjord Tunnel began in 1997, although plans had already been materialized since the 1980's. By 2011, the tunnel began receiving as much as 3,966 vehicles a day. Safety measures have also been integrated into the tunnel; 5. Eiksund Tunnel -- 7.7 km-The Eiksund Tunnel in Norway connects the mainland to Hareidlandet Island, and Eika island. Although it was intended to open to the public in July 2007, construction suffered numerous delays which caused it to open instead on February 2008. It was constructed and is operated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, and the same body is responsible for the tunnel's maintenance. The tunnel is divided into three lanes of traffic per day, with 1,000 vehicles crossing it, half of which are freight trucks. 6. North Cape Tunnel -- 6.8 km -The North Cape Tunnel is one of the longest underwater tunnels in Norway, and is located in the Nordkapp Municipality in the northern area of the country. It is located beneath the Magerøysundet strait, and connects Mageroya island to the mainland. It first opened to the public in June of 1999, but before that, a ferry had to carry passengers and freight across the seas from Honningsvag and Kajford. The North Cape tunnel is also a part of the European route E69. 7. Severn Tunnel -- 3.62 km-Located in the United Kingdom, the Severn Tunnel connects South Gloucestershire to Monmouthshire, beneath the River Severn. Construction of the Severn Tunnel was carried out from 1873 to 1886, by the Great Western Railway. Although the tunnel's construction was completed in 1885, it took 14 years before the tunnel could service goods trains and passenger traffic because pumping systems were still unfinished. Before the high speed 1 tunnels were built in London, the Severn Tunnel served as the country's longest mainline tunnel. 8. Vardo Tunnel -- 2.9 km- 9. Sydney Harbour Tunnel -- 2.8 km-The Sydney Harbour Tunnel became operational in August of 1992, and connects the Warringah Freeway to the Eastern Distributor as a means of decongesting the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is operated by the Sydney Harbour Tunnel Company, but on August of 2022 it will be under public ownership. The tunnel is a twin-tube road tunnel, with two lanes in each direction. Three sections make up the tunnel: the 960 meter immersed tube structure 10. Thames Tunnel -- 0.4 km-The Thames Tunnel is the oldest underwater tunnel in the world and opened back in 1843. People came from across the globe to witness the Thames Tunnel, because it was the first tunnel to be built under a navigable river through the use of tunneling shield technology, which was new at the time. Located under the Thames River in London, United Kingdom; the Thames Tunnel connects the cities of Wapping and Rotherhithe. Although it was originally built for the purpose of horse-drawn carriages, source-http://www.therichest.com/expensive-lifestyle/location/the-10-longest-underwater-tunnels-in-the-world/
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The Longest Deepest Tunnel in the World
SUPPORT CR on PATREON: http://bit.ly/2qBHcvf The Gotthard Base Tunnel stretches 35.5 miles (57.5 km) under the Alps in Switzerland. Completed in 2016 after a nearly 20 years of construction, the tunnel overtook the Seikan Tunnel in Japan as the longest in the world. Aside from being the longest underground tunnel in the world, it is also the deepest ever constructed. Part of the tunnel bores under Piz Vatgira, a nearly 10,000-foot tall mountain in the Swiss Alps. Underneath the peak of this mountain, the tunnel sits 1.42 miles (2.3 km) underneath the surface. That equates to 1.5 times the deepest point in the Grand Canyon, all sitting over the heads of the passengers on the high-speed trains that travel through the tunnel. Images and videos courtesy of creative commons or used in accordance with fair use. Comfortable Mystery 4 - Film Noire by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100535 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Sources: The Guardian, BBC, Newly Swissed Blog/Script: http://shortsleeveandtieclub.com/a-look-at-the-longest-deepest-traffic-tunnel-in-the-world
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Euro Tunnel Travel
Eurotunnel Travel 2017: https://youtu.be/0PH8WSYygp4 LONDON EYE 2018: https://youtu.be/yI98xvBJ0i4 Cube Houses: https://youtu.be/1hjMOzugCA4 Groupe Eurotunnel S.A. manages and operates the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France including the vehicle shuttle services, and earns revenue on other trains (DB Schenker freight and Eurostar passenger) through the tunnel. It is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris. The railway operation has 50.5 kilometres (31.4 mi) of double track railway in the main tunnels, plus extensive surface-level terminal facilities at Folkestone in the UK and at Frethun in France; the operation is entirely self-contained, with connections near the two terminals to the respective national railway networks. Signalling and electric traction supply at 25kV AC are also under Eurotunnel control. Train operation consists of shuttle trains conveying cars and coaches and other trains conveying heavy goods vehicles between the two terminals. Other trains using Eurotunnel infrastructure are operated by the respective owners. #Eurotunnel Terminal #PasdeCalais #Eurolines # England #France #UnitedKingdom #tunnel #Tunnelsouslamanche #Souslamanche #Game #ETS2 # SCS Eurostar #Travel #Trip #
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London to Paris by Eurostar e320
A guide to the Eurostar journey from London to Paris, on Eurostar's new e320 train. Schedules, prices & online tickets: https://www.seat61.com/booking-forms/eurostar.htm Photos, advice, tips on choosing the best seats: https://www.seat61.com/London-to-Paris-by-train.htm Going via Eurostar from London to Southern France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, and so on? See practical info at https://www.seat61.com/Europe-train-travel.htm
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Asia's largest railway train through tunnel Balochistan
Welcome to you... Khojak Tunnel (aka Sheilla Bagh Tunnel) is a 3.91 kilometres long railway tunnel located in Killa Abdullah district of Balochistan (Province of Pakistan), near Pak-Afghan border at Chamman.It is located 1,945 metres above sea level. The tunnel was constructed in 1891 under the Khojak Pass and remains one of the longest tunnels in South Asia, and the longest in Pakistan. It is expected to be surpassed by the 8.6 km Lowari Tunnel, currently under construction, in 2009. It was featured on the old Rs. 5 banknote.
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LOST TUNNEL: Plans for an Ireland-Scotland railway found
A researcher has found lost Victorian plans for a 20-mile railway bridge or tunnel linking Ireland and Scotland. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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The Longest Tunnel in The World
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. With a route length of 57 km (35.4 mi) and a total of 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and passages, it is the world's longest rail tunnel, surpassing the Seikan Tunnel in Japan. Its main purpose is to increase total transport capacity across the Alps, especially for freight, notably between Germany and Italy, and more particularly to shift freight volumes from road to rail to reduce environmental damage caused by ever-increasing numbers of heavy lorries. A secondary benefit will be to cut the journey time for passenger trains from Zürich to Milan by about an hour and from Zürich to Lugano to 1-hour 40 minutes. The project consists of two single-track tunnels. It is part of the AlpTransit project, also known as the New Railway Link through the Alps (NRLA), which includes the Lötschberg Base Tunnel between the cantons of Bern and Valais and the under construction Ceneri Base Tunnel (scheduled to open late 2019) to the south. It bypasses the Gotthardbahn, a winding mountain route opened in 1882 across the Saint-Gotthard Massif, which is now operating at capacity, and establishes a direct route usable by high-speed rail and heavy freight trains. The total cost of the project is 9.8 billion Swiss francs, or US$10.3 billion. When completed, the Gotthard Base Tunnel will be one of the longest tunnel construction projects in the world: 20 years of constant construction and preparation. Channel Tunnel http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/channel-tunnel.html Seikan Tunnel http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/seikan-tunnel.html Lötschberg Base Tunnel http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/lotschberg-base-tunnel.html Brenner Base Tunnel http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/brenner-base-tunnel.html
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World's Longest Tunnel - How It Was Built - Full Documentary
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. With a route length of 57.09 km (35.5 mi), it is the world's longest and deepest traffic tunnel and the first flat, low-level route through the Alps. It lies at the heart of the Gotthard axis and constitutes the third tunnel connecting the cantons of Uri and Ticino, after the Gotthard Tunnel and the Gotthard Road Tunnel. The link consists of two single-track tunnels connecting Erstfeld (Uri) with Bodio (Ticino) and passing below Sedrun (Graubünden). It is part of the New Railway Link through the Alps (NRLA) project, which also includes the Ceneri Base Tunnel further south (scheduled to open late 2020) and the Lötschberg Base Tunnel on the other main north-south axis. It is referred to as a "base tunnel" since it bypasses most of the existing Gotthard railway line, a winding mountain route opened in 1882 across the Saint-Gotthard Massif, which was operating at its capacity before the opening of the GBT. The new base tunnel establishes a direct route usable by high-speed rail and heavy freight trains. The main purpose of the Gotthard Base Tunnel is to increase local transport capacity through the Alpine barrier, especially for freight, notably on the Rotterdam–Basel–Genoa corridor, and more specifically to shift freight volumes from trucks to freight trains. This both significantly reduces the danger of fatal road crashes involving trucks, and reduces the environmental damage caused by heavy trucks. The tunnel provides a faster connection between the canton of Ticino and the rest of Switzerland, as well as between northern and southern Europe, cutting the Basel/Zürich–Lugano–Milan journey time for passenger trains by one hour (and from Lucerne to Bellinzona by 45 minutes). After 64 percent of Swiss voters accepted the NRLA project in a 1992 referendum, first preparatory and exploratory work began in 1996. The official start of construction began on 4 November 1999 at Amsteg. Drilling operations in the eastern tunnel were completed on 15 October 2010 in a breakthrough ceremony broadcast live on Swiss TV, and in the western tunnel on 23 March 2011. The tunnel's constructor, AlpTransit Gotthard AG, originally planned to hand over the tunnel to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB CFF FFS) in operating condition in December 2016 but, on 4 February 2014, the handover date was changed to 5 June 2016 with the start of an 850-day opening countdown calendar on the AlpTransit homepage. As of 1998, the total projected cost of the project was CHF 6.323 billion; as of December 2015, the final cost is projected as CHF 9.560 billion. Nine people died during construction.
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Future Megaprojects - Tunnel | Russia and Alaska (Extreme Engineering) Documentary
Bering Strait Tunnel The Bering Strait Tunnel would connect Russia and Alaska creating a high-speed rail line freight route and a crucial oil pipeline. Twice as long as the channel tunnel it would be the most ambitious and expensive tunneling project ever attempted. To build it massive Tunnel Boring Machines would start on both sides of the strait - 64 miles apart - and meet in the middle. All this would have to be built in some of the most difficult conditions anywhere on the planet: permafrost regions mountains and summer swamps and an entire region known for frequent large magnitude earthquakes that put everything and everyone at constant risk. With the world getting better and better every second the quest for perfection is at its limit and beyond. The quest of perfection is getting insatiable and there are some insanely big and ambitious projects underway. Here are the mega projects which promise to further enhance the world we currently live in. With the growth and expansion of the world’s economies there are plenty of large-scale investment projects that are under development currently. Most of these megaprojects of the future consisting of roads bridges skyscrapers airports and tunnels involve massive investment and use of superior technology. The cost of these large projects can run into billions of dollars and the greatest challenge for developing some of these spectacular projects can be to acquire adequate funding. These new methods of transport and infrastructure around different cities have opened up new possibilities for trade and commerce and paved the way for globalization. Let’s take a look at some of the megaprojects of the future here.
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NEW Underwater Lego Train with FISH!
Finally it's here! The new Lego Underwater Train with fish and underwater Lego sets! Music : Pioneers - Audionautix Support me on Patreon and get awesome rewards and help to make this channel really awesome! https://www.patreon.com/bananenbuurman My gear: Big camera: http://amzn.to/2zapRQ4 In train Camera: http://amzn.to/2yQAiV2 Lego train: http://amzn.to/2jzgzGA Lego train tracks: http://amzn.to/2yPSFcw
Exploring a Live Railway Tunnel Adit (Bunker & Tunnel Exploring)
---------- Please Subscribe for new video every Friday 10AM! ----------- PLEASE DONT ASK FOR LOCATIONS --your comments will be removed !! This week I visit Abbots Cliff railway tunnel water adit, the adit is connected to the main Dover to Folkestone railway line. Aftermath - Madness Paranoia by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100575 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Deep Space by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ #dovertunnels #doverww2 #doverhistory #iks #pillbox
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Haunted Train Tunnel
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Meet Crossrail's giant tunnelling machines
Crossrail will use eight tunnel boring machines (TBMs) to construct the new tunnels under London. These huge machines will work 24 hours a day beneath the streets of London, excavating large volumes of ground and erecting the concrete tunnel lining. Each machine has a rotating cutter head at the front, and a series of trailers behind, housing all the mechanical and electrical equipment required for the excavation of material. To construct the 42km of tunnel required for Crossrail the tunnel boring machines will undertake ten individual tunnel drives to construct the 6.2m diameter rail tunnels. Each TBM weighs approximately 1000 tonnes and will be up to 140m in length with an external diameter of 7.1m. This allows for an inside tunnel diameter of 6.2m once the concrete tunnel segments are in place. Each TBM will be operated by a 'tunnel gang' comprising of around twenty people - twelve people on the TBM itself and eight people working from the rear of the machine to above ground. To find out more about our tunnel boring machines visit: http://www.crossrail.co.uk/tunnelling/ http://www.crossrail.co.uk/
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Panagopoula Railway Tunnel, Greece. West Construction Site (Σήραγγα Παναγοπούλας)
Panagopoula Railway Tunnel, Greece. West Construction Site Works so far... Apr. 2014 - Dec. 2015 Edited by Michalis Papadakis ([email protected]) Music by ELEKTRA251 (http://www.facebook.com/elektra251)
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Abandoned Railway Tunnel - Tracks & Signal Boxes Still Intact! ------ Underground Urban Exploration
After nearly impaling my self of the spikey fence I made it into the tunnel. It's not often you explore an old railway tunnel that still has the tracks down, so although a short tunnel, there's alot more to see. Half way through there's a rather large air shaft. Some parts of the tunnel were quite difficult to film/photograph due to a lack of air, there was alot of floating fog around and the it just caused my torch to create a beam.
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Pakistan Railway Rail and Tunnels in Balochistan.
Pakistan Railway Rail and Tunnels in Balochistan. Quetta railway station (Urdu: کوئٹہ اسٹیشن‬‎, Balochi: کوئٹہ اسٹیشن) is the main railway station of Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan and serves as a major station on the Rohri-Chaman Railway Line and the eastern terminus of the Quetta-Taftan Railway Line.QUETTA: Railways remained one of the most ignored sectors in Balochistan where Lahore failed to look after the interests of the Province and its people.Built and named by the British government during the colonial era, the railway tunnels of Balochistan carved in the mountains of the province still stand erected in their original form. The project that began in 1879 for defence purposes continued for years because other than laying down railway tracks in areas that were hardly accessible, constructing tunnels over a hundred and fifty years ago was an almost impossible task. One of the tunnels was named ‘Shela Baagh’ after a famous dancer of the time whose dance was what entertained the British builders during the construction period. A tunnel near the Dozan Railway Station in Bolan was named ‘Windy Corner’ because of the strong winds that blew in the area, while the Mary Jean Tunnel between Kolpur and Dozan got its name after ‘Mary Jean’ - the wife of the engineer who built it. Enunciated in the architecture of the tunnels, the beauty of the structures still remains - that itself is a proof of the expertise and skillfulness that was put into the construction. So PLEASE Like, Share, Comment and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE our channel.
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Brockville Railway Tunnel - Great Big Sea
Great (free) light show in the Railway Tunnel in Brockville, Ontario. Love the music of Great Big Sea in the background (When I'm Up, I Can't Get Down). If you listen carefully, you can hear Mark singing along!
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Swiss Railway: Longest and deepest rail tunnel in the world
It took 17 years to build the longest and deepest rail tunnel in the world. TRT World's Shamim Chowdhury brings details of the tunnel that connects Europe's north and south just in 17 minutes. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7fWeaHhqgM4Ry-RMpM2YYw?sub_confirmation=1 Livestream: http://www.youtube.com/c/trtworld/live Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TRTWorld Twitter: https://twitter.com/TRTWorld Visit our website: http://www.trtworld.com/
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China Green lights First Underwater High Speed Railway [BREAKING NEWS]
China Green lights First Underwater High Speed Railway [BREAKING NEWS] Exclusive Media News: Beijing has just green lighted a project to build the country's first underwater bullet train route. The line will connect Ningbo, a port city south of Shanghai, to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast. The proposed underwater tunnel will be a part of the 77-kilometer Yong-Zhou Railway plan (Yong is the nickname of Ningbo) to boost tourism and create a two-hour-commute zone within China's Zhejiang Province. First mentioned in a government transportation plan in 2005, the feasibility study of the Yong-Zhou Railway plan was approved by Beijing in November. Within the 77 km (47.8 miles) railway route, some 70.92 km of tracks will be newly built, including a 16.2 km undersea section. Line to significantly shorten journey When completed, the Yong-Zhou Railway will connect Ningbo East Station and Zhoushan (Baiquan) Station by high-speed trains that hit a maximum speed of 250 kilometers per hour. The new route, connecting to the existing vast high-speed rail network in China, will transport travelers from Hangzhou -- capital city of Zhejiang -- to Zhoushan in 80 minutes. The current journey takes about 4.5 hours by bus or a 2.5-hour drive by personal vehicle. Seven stations are planned for the entire route, including four new stations and three redeveloped ones. In addition to the undersea tunnel, a road-rail bridge will be built to link parts of the archipelago. Easy access to Boeing's new China factory With a price tag of RMB 25.2 billion (or $3.6 billion), the project is expected to begin next year and is due for completion in 2025. Zhoushan, some three hours' drive south of Shanghai, is still relatively under-the-radar among international tourists. But in terms of business, it's one of the most noteworthy new state-level areas (or special economic-development zones designated by the Beijing government) in China. Ningbo-Zhoushan Port is the busiest in the world in terms of cargo throughput. Zhoushan is also home to American aircraft maker Boeing's first overseas factory, which is due to begin operations in December 2018. But what's there for regular tourists? The Zhoushan Archipelago's Shengsi Islands, officially declared a National Scenic Area in China, have recently been making the rounds on the internet thanks to a series of wild photos of the eerie but stunning abandoned fisherman village of Houtouwan. Join our Channel Link Bellow: FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/exclusive.media.news0 TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Jia74528372 Youtube Chanel: https://www.youtube.com/c/ExclusiveMediaNews Google+ community: https://plus.google.com/11368664934326711124
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Europe and Asia joined by Marmaray tunnel under the Bosphorus Strait
It is now possible to cross the Bosphorus Strait - from Asia to Europe in just four minutes by the... euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/29/europe-and-asia-joined-by-marmaray-tunnel-under-the-bosphorus-strait It is now possible to cross the Bosphorus Strait - from Asia to Europe in just four minutes by the new Marmaray tunnel. It is the realisation of a project dreamt up by Ottoman sultans more than a century ago. The tunnel is the world's first connecting two continents and was inaugurated on the 90th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey. The engineering feat spans 13 kilometres and will carry subway commuters in Istanbul, which is Europe's biggest city with a population of 15 million people. An estimated two million cross the Bosphorus Strait daily. Work began in 2004 on what is one of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pet projects designed to change the face of Turkey.Archaeological excavations delayed completion. Eventually the tunnel will serve high-speed and freight trains. The idea for a rail tunnel below the Bosphorus dates back to 1860 while it is believed at one time one Sultan had French engineers draw up plans for a submerged tunnel which was never built and the peninsula remained intact. Now the Marmaray tunnel, an immersed tube set in the seabed has joined the two continents. One point four kilometres of its full length is fully immersed some 60 metres below the surface. It can carry around 1.5 million passengers per day. The total cost topped three point three billion euros and the government hopes it will develop into an important trading route. Marmaray is set on a silty seabed and is 20 kilometres from the active North Anatolian Fault raising fears it could be at risk from a large earthquake. But its free floating structure has been designed to withstand a quake with a magnitude of 9. Its interlocking construction means each section can be sealed off. The Yenikapi station on the European side of Istanbul will showcase relics which were uncovered during the tunnel's construction. Many date back as far a 8,500 years. The excavation site included a Byzantine port and 13 shipwrecks. Find us on: Youtube http://bit.ly/zr3upY Facebook http://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans Twitter http://twitter.com/euronews
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Ramsgate Scenic Railway Tunnel
Another clip from our trip into Ramsgate tunnels in 2010. This video we walk down the Scenic Railway Tunnel into the main wind tunnel. © 1998-2008 Subterranea Britannica: The London Chatham & Dover Railway Company opened their extension from Margate to a terminus at Ramsgate Harbour in 1863. The last section of the line ran in a 1124 yard tunnel from Dumpton Park to the terminus on the seafront, close to the harbour. In 1926, Southern Railway built a link from their line at Dumpton Park to the former South Eastern Railway station at Ramsgate Town, a mile inland. The link was built because of cramped conditions at the terminus and the steep gradient which caused some difficulty for steam locomotives. The Harbour Station and the tunnel were closed from 2nd July that year. While the track was soon lifted, the station building, purchased by the Town Corporation, was leased to Thanet Amusements Ltd. who built their Pleasureland Amusement Park. Having opened a fun fair and zoo, the company was keen to utilise the former railway tunnel and after considering a number of possible proposals decided on a narrow gauge 'scenic' railway running from the southern tunnel portal where they built 'Beach Station', to a new terminus at 'Hereson Road' a few minutes walk from the Southern Railway's Dumpton Park Station. The scenic railway utilised the first 800 yards of the railway tunnel from where a new 300 yard narrow gauge (8' X 6') spur tunnel was constructed. The spur curved to the northwest at a gradient of 1 in 15, emerging into the new station at Hereson Road. The contract for the work was awarded to Holborn Construction who in 1936 built a single track line with a passing loop just short of the spur junction, and three tracks serving two wooden platforms at each station The 'World Scenic Railway' as it was called, opened for business on August Bank Holiday 1936. Each carriage was fitted spotlights to illuminate tableaux on the tunnel walls. At the outbreak of war in September 1939 the railway ceased operations. Deep level shelters were not practicable in many areas but as Ramsgate was built on beds of upper chalk, tunneling would prove an easy and cheap task requiring no propping. The town's borough engineer and surveyor R.D. Brimmell conceived and planned a scheme for tunneling galleries out of the chalk. This was similar to the only other known network of deep shelters in Barcelona that Spain built during the Spanish civil war. Following Hitler's seizure of Austria in 1938 Brimmell put his proposals before the town council for submission to the Home Office for approval. The plan was rejected on the grounds that it was "premature". Following Munich, the council approached the Home Office a second time but were again turned down. In the spring of 1939 when Hitler walked into Czechoslovakia, the council made a third appeal to the Home Office who relented and excavations began. By the outbreak of war, work was nearing completion on what was to become one of the most extensive network of deep air-raid shelters anywhere in the country. Plans were soon in hand to incorporate both the standard gauge and narrow gauge tunnels in to the shelter network. The tunnels would be linked to a further 3.25 miles of new tunnels skirting the town in a semi-circular route. The contract for this immense undertaking was awarded to Francois Cementation Co. Ltd., at a cost of £40,383 with an additional £13,481 for seating, lighting, chemical toilets and the costs of converting the existing tunnels. Work proceeded night and day and the first section of the network between West Harbour and Queen Street was opened by the Duke of Kent on 1st June 1939 with the contract due to be completed by the end of that year. As each new section of tunnel was opened it received it's allocation of local people with strict regulations enforced; smoking was forbidden and pets and prams were not allowed underground. The first section opened had batteries and a generator but the rest of the tunnels had to rely on the town supply, which was at times erratic. Eventually the council provided 200 hurricane lamps. There was also a system of loudspeakers to relay wireless programmes and announcements. The tunnels ran at a depth of 50 to 90 feet, following the line of existing roads wherever possible. For most of its length they were unsupported and un-lined but the entrance tunnels close to the surface and a few short sections through unstable ground were lined with reinforced concrete. For most of their length the new tunnels were 6' wide by 7' high with toilet recesses fitted with curtains at 75 foot intervals and a first aid post every 1000 feet. visit subbrit for more info: http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/sites/r/ramsgate_air_raid_shelter_and_scenic_railway/index.shtml #dovertunnels #doverww2 #doverhistory #iks #pillbox
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Old railway tunnel Čortanovci - Trains in tunnel - Mountain Fruška Gora [4K]
Rail traffic (6 freight trains, 4 passenger trains and one locomotive train) in old and rusty railway tunnel "Čortanovci" at Belgrade - Novi Sad railway line. December 2017.
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The Chunnel - World's Longest Underwater Tunnel - History Channel HD
The Chunnel - World's Longest Underwater Tunnel - History Channel HD At its lowest level, it is 75 m (250 feet) deep. At 37.9 kilometres (23.5 mi), the tunnel has the lengthiest undersea section of any passage in the world, although the Seikan Tunnel in Japan is both much longer overall at 53.85 kilometres (33.46 mi) and also deeper at 240 metres (790 feet) listed below sea degree. The speed limitation in the tunnel is 160 kilometres per hr (99 mph). -- as well as international products trains. The passage attaches end-to-end with the LGV Nord and also High Speed 1 high-speed train lines. Concepts for a cross-Channel repaired hyperlink looked like early as 1802, British political as well as press stress over the compromising of nationwide safety delayed attempts to construct a passage. An early attempt at constructing a Stations Tunnel was made in the late 19th century, on the English side "in the hope of forcing the hand of the English Government". The eventual successful project, organised by Eurotunnel, began construction in 1988 and opened in 1994. At 4.650 billion, the project can be found in 80 % over its anticipated budget. At 37.9 kilometres (23.5 mi), the tunnel has the longest undersea section of any kind of passage in the world, although the Seikan Passage in Japan is both longer complete at 53.85 kilometres (33.46 mi) as well as much deeper at 240 metres (790 ft) here sea level. The rate limit in the passage is 160 kilometres per hour (99 miles per hour). The passage hooks up end-to-end doing the LGV Nord and also High Rate 1 high-speed railway lines. British political as well as press stress over the compromising of national security stalled attempts to construct a tunnel. An early attempt at building a Stations Tunnel was made in the late 19th century, on the English side "in the hope of forcing the hand of the English Government". More Documentary Films: http://historychannelhd.blogspot.com Be The First To Watch Our Newly Uploaded Videos Just By Subscribing To Our Channel http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZimbEnw_WEQggZE1J_IMVA?sub_confirmation=1
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Innocent Railway Tunnel in Edinburgh
The Innocent Railway Tunnel is a huge tunnel that passes along the edge of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. Formerly used to haul coal uphill by train it now forms part of the Innocent cycleway
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TUNNEL VISION,Amberton on sea model railway bridging the gap part 10.
Construction of the tunnel mouth on the new scene(water mill) still lots do on this section so more videos to come.
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1st China-Laos railway tunnel holed through
The first tunnel along the China-Laos railway has been bored through in Laos' Vientiane Province. This railway is the first overseas route connecting with the railway system in China, using Chinese technology, equipment and investment.
Views: 9448 New China TV