Home Kelly L. Borchelt The Longest Tunnel (Extreme Places). Japan's 34-mile long Seikan Tunnel is an amazing structure whose journey from concept to completion was wrought with deadly obstacles.
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By (author) Kelly L. Borchelt. Describes the construction and history of the world's longest and deepest tunnel, the Seikan Tunnel in Japan, which connects Honshu to Hokkaido by rail.
This tunnel was the second longest railway tunnel in the world for a time
This tunnel was the second longest railway tunnel in the world for a time. It still retains the title for the longest underwater tunnel and the longest international tunnel. The tunnel runs for a total length of just over 50 km and first opened for business in 1994. It is also the longest transit tunnel in the world and has a total underground length of around 151 km. Because the total tunnel breaks out at certain points it is not one long continuous tunnel. For this reason, it is at 9th place and not 1st. Construction began in 1999 and the Gotthard tunnel finally opened in 2016.
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BURGLARS TUNNELLED 10 feet towards a bank vault, only to surface in an estate agent's office next door. After their six-hour excavation last weekend, the intruders fled without a penny. The raiders went equipped with pickaxes and spades inhopes of reaching a small vault behind the NatWest cash dispenser at Heaton Moor, Stockport, Greater Manchester, which contained an estimated pounds 10,000 in cash. They chose Saturday night or early Sunday morning for the break-in, after staff at the estate agency had left for the weekend.