Asked in History
What is the name of the earth's largest railroad tunnel?
The Earth's largest railroad tunnel is the Seikan Tunnel in Japan, which is over 33 miles long. When the Gotthard base tunnel in Switzerland is opened in 2016, Seikan Tunnel will be the second longest. ...
Asked in Trains and Railroads
What country is home to the world's longest railway tunnel?
It will be the 34 mile long St Gotthard beneath the Alps, Switzerland, when the tunnel opens in 2017. Until then, the Seikan Tunnel in Japan at 33 miles long ...
Asked in Travel & Places, Japan, Civil Engineering
If the longest tunnel in in the world is the seikan tunnel where is it how long is it?
It is located beneath the Tsugaru Strait in Japan, and is 53.85 KM (33.46 MI) long. 23.3 KM (14.5 MI) is located under the seabed. It opened on March 13, 1988. It not only is the longest tunnel, it also is the deepest train tunnel in the wold. However, watch for the completion of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Europe to take over the record sometime around 2018. ...
Asked in Japan, Mauritania
What islands of japan are connected by an underground tunnel?
the two islands linked together by a tunnel are honshu and hokkaido. they are linked by the seikan tunnel. bibliography wikipedia.org ...
Where is the seikan tunnel?
The Seikan Tunnel is a 53.85 km (33.49 mile) railway tunnel in Japan, with a 23.3 km (14.5 mile) portion under the seabed. It is the longest undersea tunnel in the world, although the Channel Tunnel between England and France has a longer under-sea portion. It travels beneath the Tsugaru Strait - connecting Aomori Prefecture on the Japanese island of Honshū and the island of Hokkaidō - as part of the Kaikyo Line of Hokkaido Railway Company. Although it is the longest...
What is the largest tunnel in the world?
The World's largest tunnel is the Seikan Tunnel which is a railway tunnel in Japan. The tunnel a length of 33.49 miles and (53.85 km.) when the tunnel goes under the strait it is a length of 23.3 km. The Tunnel goes under the Tsugaru Strait. Also It starts in Honshu and ends at Hokkaido, Japan. ...
Asked in Bridges and Tunnels
Is the Channel Tunnel or in short the Chunnel the longest tunnel in the world?
Alas, no. There are several longer. The longest of all, the Paijanne water tunnel in Finland, is a water supply tunnel so probably doesn't count. The Seikan tunnel in Japan carries a narrow-gauge railway and is 33.5 miles long. The Channel tunnel is certainly the longest full-size railway tunnel at 31.3 miles. However, those crafty Swiss are currently at work under the Alps, and the Gotthard Base tunnel (also a standard gauge railway) will be 35.5 miles long, a clear winner. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Civil Engineering, Biggest, Strongest, Fastest and Other Extremes
Where is the longest tunnel in the world that is used for automobile traffic What is its name and in what country is it located?
The longest road tunnel in the world at 24.51 km (15.23 miles) long, is known as the Lærdal Tunnel and is located in Norway! ...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Bridges and Tunnels, Canals, Biggest, Strongest, Fastest and Other Extremes
What is the name of the world's longest canal tunnel?
The world's longest canal that is also a tunnel is the Rove tunnel located in France. It was built in 1974. The longest tunnel in the world is a railroad tunnel that is 35 miles long through the Swiss Alps. ...