Harry Hansen
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John Graham-Cumming commented on Harry Hansen's blog post Seikan Tunnel
"Thanks for the detailed post with that information. Definitely sounds like this needs to go on the shortlist for a possible volume 2. Thanks for taking the time to bring it to my attention."
May 30, 2009
Harry Hansen commented on Harry Hansen's blog post Seikan Tunnel
"Seikan has 2 stations in the middle of the tunnel, aprox. 10 km apart. Shokioka-Kaitai-Station serves as am emergency station leading to escape shafts. Toppi-Kaitai-Station also serves as am emergency station, but it also houses the Seikan Museum…"
May 30, 2009
John Graham-Cumming commented on Harry Hansen's blog post Seikan Tunnel
"That's a good one. I included the Brunel tunnel for a number of reasons: its age, the associated museum and the fact that it's possible to go on a tour. Do you know if the Seikan Tunnel has any sort of visitor centre?"
May 30, 2009
Julie Steele commented on Harry Hansen's blog post Seikan Tunnel
"Thanks for your input, Harry! As the editor for the book I can attest that John worked hard to cull the list of places down to the 128 that appear - there are many great places left for a sequel. :-) May I suggest you repost this suggestion in the…"
May 30, 2009
Julie Steele commented on Harry Hansen's blog post Seikan Tunnel
"Thanks for your input, Harry! May I suggest you repost this in the forum under the discussion asking for place suggestions?"
May 30, 2009
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Seikan Tunnel

You included that Mickey Mouse Tunnel in London but not the Seikan Tunnel connecting the islands of Honshu and Hokkeido? - The building of Seikan was one of the greatest engineering feats of all time.When riding that tunnel by train you go 140 meters below the sea floor of the Pacific through solid granite.Unitl the new Gotthard tunnel is finished Seikan will remain the longest tunnel in the world with a length of 54 km. The Channel tunnel just doesn't compare with a length of 50 km and a depth…See More
May 29, 2009
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May 29, 2009

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Seikan Tunnel

You included that Mickey Mouse Tunnel in London but not the Seikan Tunnel connecting the islands of Honshu and Hokkeido? - The building of Seikan was one of the greatest engineering feats of all time.

When riding that tunnel by train you go 140 meters below the sea floor of the Pacific through solid granite.

Unitl the new Gotthard tunnel is finished Seikan will remain the longest tunnel in the world with a length of 54 km. The Channel tunnel just doesn't compare with a length of 50 km… Continue

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 11:35pm — 4 Comments

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