Japan has long held the title for world’s longest train tunnel with their Seikan Tunnel in Japan. That tunnel was completed nearly 25 years ago and it is 33.49 miles. A lot of it is submerged in water, but now the Swiss are throwing their hats into the ring with a train tunnel that will go through “the Alps, traveling between Zurich and Milan in about two and a half hours.”
Now what the reports fail to mention is how much we’re going to have to pay to get on board. But, surely it will be such a tourist marvel most will pay to say they’ve taken the ride. Read here to see when it will be completed and more.