The Channel Tunnel

1986/04/01 Elhuyar Zientzia Iturria: Elhuyar aldizkaria

The Channel Tunnel Group Proposal:
Two railway tunnels dug in crete and 40 meters under seabed. Each tunnel has a diameter of 7 m. Among them would be a 4.5 m diameter service tunnel. Road transport would be done by train.
47 Km, 37 under the sea of the following. Crossing time:
The maximum speed of the trains would be 160 Km/h. Capacity:
More than 7000 cars/hour in a destination. Cost:
£ 1900, 1983. Construction
time: six years.Members:
Balfour Beatty, Costain, National Westminster Bank, Tarmac, Taylor Woodrow and Wimpey.

This mention of the new sciences cannot be finished without mentioning the issue that is lately in full swing. Finally, the governments of Paris and London have made a decision on the Canal connection project: "The Channel Tunnel Group" was chosen. In the zero issue of our magazine, in the article dedicated to this topic we mentioned the project and here again the corresponding image.

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