Published July 1997
by Michelin Travel Pubns .
Written in English
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The Channel Tunnel may be the greatest engineering project in Europe this century. This book describes the tremendous engineering achievement of the construction of the tunnel. Written by twenty of the key engineers involved, it provides a fascinating, informative and inspiring account of the project for both engineering professionals and general readers.4/5(1). This book frustrated me to no end. I've always been curious about the complete story behind the building of the Channel Tunnel so buying this book was a no brainer. However, I was disappointed with it. The author perhaps spends a little too much time on the bureaucratic mess that was Eurotunnel and TML/5(10). Some vehicle models can be classified as either a van or a minibus, so we will need to confirm exactly which type of vehicle you are booking, and in the case of a van that you are not carrying any commercial goods (if you are, you will need to book with our Freight service). This book majors mainly on the disgraceful relationship between; Eurotunnel the client, and TML the contractors. What a sad indictment of private industry, particularly in Britain. The book ends prior to the tunnel opening, I would have liked this included plus also /5(3).
The Channel Tunnel, which is often called the Chunnel or the Euro Tunnel, is a railway tunnel that lies underneath the water of the English Channel and connects the island of Great Britain with mainland France. The Channel Tunnel, completed in and officially opened on May 6 of that year, is considered one of the most amazing engineering feats of the 20th : Jennifer Rosenberg. The Channel Tunnel (often called the 'Chunnel' for short) is an undersea tunnel linking southern England and northern France. It is operated by the company Getlink, who also run a railway shuttle (Le Shuttle) between Folkestone and Calais, carrying passengers in cars, vans and other vehicles. Channel Tunnel, rail tunnel between England and France that runs beneath the English Channel. It is 31 miles (50 km) long and consists of three tunnels: two for rail traffic and a central tunnel for services and security. Learn more about the Channel Tunnel, including its history. With Ferrysavers you can book a cheap Eurotunnel Le Shuttle cross channel train service to France or England. You can book Eurotunnel routes to Folkestone and Eurotunnel routes to Calais.. At Ferrysavers we've made it easy for you to find the perfect bargain Channel crossing, just use our real-time comparison engine to find the specific Eurotunnel service you are looking for.5/5.
channel tunnel freight bookings Ferries aren’t the only way to get your cargo into mainland Europe – the Channel Tunnel can be even cheaper and more efficient. We help haulage and logistic companies book Channel Tunnel tickets every day. Click here to book Eurostar through Voyages SNCF, the official distribution channel of the French railways. Travel Through the Chunnel. The Chunnel is the link between England and France. It is a tunnel under the English Channel, where trains carry passengers, cars, . The Channel Tunnel has been called the greatest engineering project of the century, overcoming a unique set of financial, political and engineering challenges. This book provides a comprehensive insight into the events which culminated in the first dry link between Britain and France. It describes the relationship between the site investigation, data interpretation and construction of the works. This book tells the story of the project, based on the coverage in Construction News and with commentary taken from The Channel Tunnel is a huge construction project, employing o people at peak, and costing over $11 billion of private money.3/5(1).