The Fréjus tunnel

 
View of the front of the Frejus tunnel
View of the front of the Frejus tunnel
(Photo : Reverdy)

The Fréjus railway tunnel.
This famous tunnel is the oldest long Alpine tunnel.
It was built between 1857 and 1871, and is incredibly long for the time - 12,820 metres!

Visit :

 
 
 
 
Crossing the Alps
Published on 27 February 2008
 
A Sardinian initiative
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Compressed air drills
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Digging the tunnel
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An exemplary structure
Published on 27 February 2008