Tunnel definition, an underground passage. See more. mid-15c., "funnel-shaped net for catching birds," from Middle French tonnelle "net," or tonel "cask," diminutive of Old French tonne "tun, cask for liquids," possibly from the same source as Old English …
The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche; also nicknamed the Chunnel) is a 50.45-kilometre (31.35 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.
On the anniversary of the Channel Tunnel's breakthrough ceremony, here are a few things you probably didn't know about the modern wonder
Break up your journey through the Channel Tunnel at our Folkestone hotel. Visit the Battle of Britain memorial, Leas Cliff Hall or shop at Bouverie Place.
What is the channel tunnel? How long is it? When did it open? How is it different from the Eurostar? Discover facts you didn't know about the channel tunnel
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Incredible Bridge Transforms Into a Tunnel The Oresund Bridge connects Denmark and Sweden in a unique cable-stayed bridge to sunken tunnel road and railway system, including an artificial island.
English Channel definition, an arm of the Atlantic between S England and N France, connected with the North Sea by the Strait of Dover. 350 miles (565 km) long; 20–100 miles (32–160 km) wide.
The English Channel (French: la Manche, "The Sleeve"; German: Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Breton: Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Cornish: Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France, and links the southern part of the North Sea to the …
English Channel: English Channel, narrow arm of the Atlantic Ocean separating the southern coast of England from the northern coast of France and tapering eastward to its junction with the North Sea at the Strait of Dover (French: Pas de Calais).
The Channel Tunnel, often called the Chunnel, is a railway tunnel that lies underneath the water of the English Channel and connects the …
Travel between Europe and the UK in your own car. Find out how easy it is to use the Eurotunnel shuttle through the Channel Tunnel.
In a ceremony presided over by England's Queen Elizabeth II and French President Francois Mitterand, a rail tunnel under the English Channel was officially opened, connecting Britain and the European mainland for the first time since the Ice Age.