INTERNATIONAL: Tunnel Sous La Manche?

Tunnel Sous La Manche?

Last week the dream of a 3,000-mile sub-Atlantic railway seemed to grow ever so slightly less mad, as Britons and Frenchmen got down again to dealing seriously with their half-century-old project of driving a double-track tunnel under the English Channel, 21 miles across. In London the French Ambassador, popular M. Aimé Joseph de Fleuriau, officially declared at a dinner tendered him in the House of Commons, "When the British Government and the British Nation are ready to build the tunnel we...

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