Oct. 22, 2010 – Switzerland on Oct. 15 was eagerly awaiting the
breakthrough moment for the world’s longest tunnel — a project 60 years
in the making.
Engineers were to start up a massive drilling
machine at 2 p.m. so it could chew through the last remaining rock
separating the two ends of the 57-kilometre Gotthard Base Tunnel in
central Switzerland. | READ MORE