An epoch-making project. The Gotthard Base Tunnel – the centerpiece of the new Alpine transversals – is scheduled to go into operation. Tunnels have been built through the Gotthard-Range for more than three centuries. Gotthard Base Tunnel infrastructure. The first Gotthard Tunnel through the Gotthard Massif is 15km long and took ten years to build, from 1871 to 1881. Gotthard Base Tunnel – A Ground Breaking Project. Constituye la primera ruta plana a través de los Alpes.

View production, box office, & company info What's Streaming Now on Netflix? Past, present, and future. The opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland featured a "goat-man" that dies, is resurrected, is worshipped and is crowned as "the king of the world." English: The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) in Switzerland connects Erstfeld in the canton of Uri with Bodio in the canton of Ticino. It constitutes the first flat route through the Alps.

Gotthard is old Germanic gott (god) hard (strong) = Azazel (‘ăzaz’ēl) derives from the Hebrew roots ‘ăzaz ("to be strong") and ’ēl ("God"). It is the longest tunnel in the world. When it comes to Swiss Rock, GOTTHARD are the first that come to mind. 6: Gotthard base tunnel, state of works on July 14th 2004.

Photo: AP 50min | Documentary | TV Episode Season 8 | Episode 8. Gotthard base tunnel, Switzerland 18.07.16 ・ Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group takes part in the construction of the world's longest railway tunnel. Español: El túnel de base de San Gotardo en Suiza conecta Erstfeld en el cantón de Uri con Bodio en el cantón de Ticino. The history of Gotthard tunnels. Without ventilation, the temperature inside the tunnel system is 46C (115F). Español: El túnel de base de San Gotardo en Suiza conecta Erstfeld en el cantón de Uri con Bodio en el cantón de Ticino. According to the progress made in the different sections, the actual overall time schedule shows that the excavation works of the tunnels will be finished in March 2010 and the first train will run through the Gotthard Base Tunnel in April 2015. English: The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) in Switzerland connects Erstfeld in the canton of Uri with Bodio in the canton of Ticino.

Fig. Add to Watchlist. Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially opened Wednesday. The Gotthard base tunnel is 57km and in some places 2.3km from the surface. The Gotthard Base Tunnel, a railway base tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland, is the longest of its kind in the world. It constitutes the first flat route through the Alps.

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Ein 16.9Km langer Nationalstrassentunnel durch den Sankt Gotthard in den Alpen Er verbindet Bodio im Tessin mit Erstfeld im Schweizer Kanton Uri.

Photo: Swiss Travel System; A test train drives close to the northern gate near Erstfeld, Switzerland. The goat is Azazel (Yom Kippur) one of the fallen angels that mated with a human woman. Previous All Episodes (76) Next Add a Plot » Added to Watchlist. Gotthard Base Tunnel is one of the most extreme engineering projects in World History, to build a 35 miles long tunnel under the Alps Mountains. Fig. Of slightly different length, the base tunnel comprises two bores with two track crossovers and multiple interconnections for foot access between the bores.

Its construction required the use of explosives, entailed the deaths of hundreds of workers and originally ran steam trains – which although makes it an engineering feat of its day, rendered it a grim business nonetheless. Although railway tunnels are often very short, there are a few examples from around the world in which they stretch to great lengths.