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Gotthard Tunnel prepares for final breakthrough

Published on 14/10/2010

The "final breakthrough", a ceremony to mark the final earth-boring phase of Switzerland's Gotthard Tunnel, is scheduled on October 15. Featuring a theatrical performance and the power of a gigantic drilling machine, the event is a milestone in an ambitious project to provide a flatter, speedier passage through the Alps, the longest railway tunnel in the world.