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All aboard: Tickets go on sale for Finland-Estonia train tunnel, yet to be built

Reuters  |  HELSINKI 

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Despite no tunnel and no government or European Union backing, passengers can now buy tickets for trips through what would be the world's longest undersea rail link, between Helsinki and the Estonian capital Tallinn.The 15-20 billion euro project, led by Peter Vesterbacka, a former executive at Angry Birds game maker Rovio, and his FinEst Bay Area company, has raised 100 million euros ($114 million) from Dubai-based construction company ARJ Holding, its first external funding commitment. Tens of thousands of Estonians work in the Helsinki area, making the weekly commute ...

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 15:37 IST
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