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World's longest tunnel opens in Switzerland

  • Gotthard, Rail tunnel, Switzerland, Erstfeld

    The first train enters and is about to disappear into the tunnel's North portal on the opening day of the Gotthard rail tunnel, at the North portal near Erstfeld, Switzerland. Photo: AP/PTI

  • Gotthard, Rail tunnel, Switzerland, Erstfeld

    The world's longest tunnel officially opened today, with the trailblazing rail passage under the Swiss Alps. Photo: Twitter

  • Gotthard, Rail tunnel, Switzerland, Erstfeld

    The construction of the 57 kilometer long tunnel began in 1999; the commercial operation will begin in December 2016. Photo tweeted by @ABB_CEO.

  • Gotthard, Rail tunnel, Switzerland, Erstfeld

    People excited for the ceremonial first run of the 57-kilometre Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT). Photo tweeted by ?@Bulc_EU.

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