Photo Gallery: The Gotthard Breakthrough
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Photo Gallery: The Gotthard Breakthrough

Breakthrough Under the Alps Switzerland Celebrates Longest Tunnel in the World

Workers and dignitaries alike erupted into cheers on Friday as the final bits of rock gave way in the Gotthard Base Tunnel deep beneath the Alps. The tunnel is now the longest in the world, and is the new pride of Switzerland.
cgh -- with wire reports