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The Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel is a 50.5 km (31.4 mi) long railway tunnel between the United Kingdom and France, beneath the English Channel.

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Channel Tunnel, Great Britain, France, English Channel, railway, train, tunnel, channel, shuttle train, freight train, history of rail transportation, passage, public transportation, means of transportation, engineer, guided line, transportation, history of transport, technology, geography

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