Miners and visitors take pictures as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011.... more 
Miners and visitors take pictures as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. 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 lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT) - RTR2KANI less 
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