This is what it looks like inside the world's largest train tunnel

Illustration for article titled This is what it looks like inside the worlds largest train tunnel

In a scene that looks straight out of a sci-fi movie, a miner climbs on excavated rocks after a giant drill machine breaks through the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel.


Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles).

The photo was taken today.

Photo Credit: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

[via BoingBoing]

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