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Started: 1988
Completed: 1994
Details: 50.5-kilometre (31.4 mi) undersea rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France


The Channel Tunnel is a 50.45-kilometre (31.35 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone , Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, ...


The Channel Tunnel is one of the biggest engineering projects ever undertaken in the UK. Taking more than five years to complete, with more than 13,000 ...


Feb 24, 2017 ... The Channel Tunnel, completed in 1994, is considered one of the most amazing engineering feats of the 20th century.


Oct 17, 2006 ... The construction of the Channel Tunnel and its railway system is one of the greatest technological and engineering feats of the 20th century.


Engineering, construction, procurement, and project management ... The Channel Tunnel runs some 32 miles (51 kilometers) from a terminal near Folkestone on ...


Dec 1, 2015 ... On the anniversary of the Channel Tunnel's breakthrough ceremony, here are a ... At the height of construction, 13,000 people were employed.


Tunnel fires, like the Holland Tunnel disaster, were common at this time. How did the engineers resolve this problem? They built an escape route.


Although the idea of an undersea tunnel was first brought up as early as 1751, construction of the Channel Tunnel did not begin until 1988 and was open for ...

Nov 27, 2014 ... The Channel Tunnel or Euro Tunnel is one of the world's longest underground rail tunnels, and links England with France. Consisting of two rail ...