Channel Tunnel

Channel Tunnel
"Евротуннель": туннель под Английским проливом (English Channel), или Ла Маншем, связывающий Великобританию и Францию; имеет протяженность в 32 мили (самый длинный морской туннель в мире); строительство шло около 7 лет - до пуска в 1994 г.; туннель был построен и управляется компанией "Евротуннель"; проект стоил в 2 раза больше, чем планировалось (свыше 10 млрд. ф. ст.); = Chunnel.

Англо-русский экономический словарь.

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  • Channel Tunnel — Map of the Channel Tunnel Overview Location English Channel (Strait of Dover) Coordinates Folkestone …   Wikipedia

  • Channel Tunnel — Tunnel sous la Manche Tunnel sous la Manche en anglais Channel Tunnel légende : Carte du Tunnel sous la Manche Type …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Channel Tunnel — ˌChannel ˈTunnel noun the Channel Tunnel TRAVEL the railway Tunnel built under the English Channel between England and France: • the Channel Tunnel high speed rail link …   Financial and business terms

  • Channel Tunnel — Channel Tun|nel the Channel Tunnel a railway ↑tunnel which runs under the English Channel, connecting England and France …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Channel Tunnel — (also infml the Chunnel) a rail tunnel under the English Channel between England and France. There have been proposals for a tunnel since the 19th century, but political and practical problems prevented any progress being made until the 1980s. It …   Universalium

  • Channel Tunnel Act 1987 — Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to provide for the construction and operation of a railway tunnel system under the English Channel, together with associated works; to provide for connected improvements in th …   Wikipedia

  • Channel Tunnel fire — may refer to one of three fires which have occurred in the Channel Tunnel since its opening in 1994. All were caused by lorries carried on the heavy goods vehicle trains. 1996 Channel Tunnel fire, a fire which burned for over seven hours on 18… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel Tunnel, the — a train tunnel under the English Channel between England and France …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) Act 2008 — The Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) Act 2008[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make provision amending, and su …   Wikipedia

  • Channel Tunnel Safety Authority — The Channel Tunnel Safety Authority is an international regulatory body responsible for safety in the Channel Tunnel.[1] Map of the 2008 fire in the channel tunnel The CTSA was established by the Treaty of Canterbury. It advises the… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel Tunnel Rail Link — High Speed 1 High Speed 1 (Channel Tunnel Rail Link) Ligne de Londres à Folkestone (tunnel sous la Manche) Carte de la ligne …   Wikipédia en Français


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