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Gotthard_Road_Tunnel_SwitzerlandSwitzerland is poised to overtake Japan’s 33-mile-long rail tunnel Wednesday by unveiling the 35-mile twin-bore Gotthard base tunnel running under the Alps. The tunnel will be officially opened after almost 20 years of construction.

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The 57-kilometre (35-mile) Gotthard Base Tunnel runs under the Alps from Erstfeld in the central canton of Uri, to Bodio in the southern Ticino canton.