Lötschberg Tunnel

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Lötschberg Tunnel:

see under Lötschberg RailwayLötschberg Railway
, electrical railroad, crossing the Bernese Alps from Thun, W central Switzerland, to Brig, on the Rhône River, S Switzerland. It passes through the Lötschberg Tunnel (9 mi/14 km long; alt.
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Lötschberg Tunnel


a tunnel in Switzerland, one of the world’s longest. Built beneath the Bernese Alps at a level of 1,244 m, length, 14.5 km. An electric railroad passes through the Lötschberg Tunnel.

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7 billion), also includes the Lotschberg Tunnel inaugurated in 2007 and the Monte Ceneri Tunnel, announced for 2019.
Hundreds of officials and citizens gathered at the northern entrance of the 35-kilometre Lotschberg tunnel as the first train burst through.
If motoring from northern or eastern Switzerland, the drive-on rail conveyance through the Lotschberg Tunnel connecting Kanderstag and Goppenstein will save time and mileage.