Allianz Swiss, Euler Hermes and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty lead insurers from start to finish of world’s longest tunnel opened in the Swiss Alps on June 1

MUNICH, 02-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 1st, the longest tunnel in the world will open in the Swiss Alps. It has taken 17 years to complete. Allianz with its entities Allianz Swiss, Euler Hermes and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has been a lead insurer from start to finish.

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Gotthard Tunnel being ready 28.2 million tonnes of rock were excavated to build the 57-km-long Gotthard Base Tunnel. That’s five times the weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Up to 2,400 people were involved during peak times, working around the clock, up to 2,300 meters below ground and with rock reaching temperatures of 50 C°. credit: © AlpTransit Gotthard AG

Gotthard Tunnel being ready
28.2 million tonnes of rock were excavated to build the 57-km-long Gotthard Base Tunnel. That’s five times the weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Up to 2,400 people were involved during peak times, working around the clock, up to 2,300 meters below ground and with rock reaching temperatures of 50 C°.
credit: © AlpTransit Gotthard AG

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