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Reuters, 2 juin 2016

Suisse : World’s longest train tunnel

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Workers operate on a tunnel drilling machine inside the Gotthard base tunnel in Erstfeld, May 15, 2008

Switzerland opens the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel through the heart of the Alps.


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Miners stand in front as the drill machine ’Gaby’ breaks through the rock at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel, June 16, 2009

A miner holds a statue of St. Barbara, patron saint of miners, as he is welcomed by colleagues after the drill machine ’Gaby’ made it through the section Erstfeld-Amsteg at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel, June 16, 2009

A miner climbs on excavated rocks after a giant drill machine broke through at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel, March 23, 2011

Workers cycle past the northern entrances of the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld May 7, 2012

An employee of AlpTransit Gotthard Ltd and a visitor stand at the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker uses a hammer during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker uses a measuring gauge during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker adjusts a laser measuring gauge during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker stands beside mobile maschinery during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

Workers use torque wrenches to fix screw nuts during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker stands on the special train ’Helvetia’ in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker stands on the special train ’Helvetia’ in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

An engineer sits on the special train ’Helvetia’ in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

An employee looks at monitors to control the mixture of concrete on the special train ’Helvetia’ in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

Workers use finishing trowels to plane fresh concrete on the track bed of the rails in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker receives instructions from an engineer during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker use torque wrench to fix screw nuts during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

Workers joke during a break beside the special train ’Helvetia’ in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

Workers use torque wrenches to fix screw nuts during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Erstfeld, May 7, 2012

A worker places parts during the installation of the railway tracks in the NEAT Gotthard Base tunnel near Faido, May 12, 2014

Journalists stand on a platform at a multifunction and emergency stop station of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel during a media visit near the town of Sedrun, March 10, 2016

Guests waves at a train that has crossed the tunnel during the opening ceremony of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, near the town of Erstfeld, June 1, 2016

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éditeur : Frank Brunner | ouverture : 11 novembre 2000 | reproduction autorisée en citant la source