Channel Tunnel

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the railroad tunnel between France and England under the English Channel


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A spokesman for the Pas de Calais Prefecture, the local administration, said: "At around 2am a freight shuttle struck a migrant who was crossing the tracks on the site of the Channel Tunnel.
Alcatel-Lucent will deploy a new optical network in the 50km North and South tunnels of the Channel Tunnel using its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (1830 PSS) platform with network management provided by the 5620 Service Aware Manger.
The 1,000MW interconnector project is a joint venture between Star Capital and Channel tunnel operators Groupe Eurotunnel and it will help send up to 50 per cent more electricity between Britain and France, through 32 miles of cables inside the tunnel.
The new operators will be responsible for running the line as well as stations such as the Channel Tunnel international terminal at St Pancras in London, and the stations at Stratford, Ashford and Ebbsfleet.
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DUBAI: The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has agreed to join Morgan Stanley and private equity group 3i in a bid for the high-speed railway linking London with the Channel Tunnel, Abu Dhabi's National newspaper said.
Other bidders include Channel tunnel operator Groupe Eurotunnel SA which is working on a bid with Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners, its biggest shareholder, and with Infracapital, the infrastructure arm of Prudential unit M&G, another big shareholder.
Summary: PARIS, May 15, 2010, SPA -- The Channel Tunnel was reopened on Saturday after a smoke alert forced the closure of the rail link that connects Britain to continental Europe, Reuters quoted Eurotunnel as saying.
Speaking as he made history yesterday by becoming the first person to drive a sports car the full length of the Channel Tunnel, Surtees said he and his family had been touched by the support they had received since Henry was killed in the accident at Brands Hatch on July 19.
THE fire-hit Channel Tunnel re-opened to passenger trains today with a reduced service expected to operate, Eurostar said.
Hatch Mott MacDonald has more than 50 years of experience in North America and is a world leader in planning, design, and construction supervision of major high-speed rail and tunneling projects including the Taiwan High-Speed Rail Project and the Channel Tunnel.
This attractive overview features doublepage spreads of color photos and illustrations depicting the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as well as modern wonders like the Channel Tunnel, the Empire State Building, and the space shuttle.
A NEW refugee camp near the Channel Tunnel shows ministers are losing a grip on immigration, Tories claim.
Given the depressing, defeatist history of Britain's railways over the last half-century and more, it is a most cheering sight to see the new Channel Tunnel rail link leap across the Medway, but the structure that carries it is scarcely distinguishable from, and no more inspiring than, the adjacent bridge that carries the M2.
Six years ago, the first margarine fire that I'm aware of occurred, called the English Channel Tunnel Fire.