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Ranking of the World's Longest Tunnels
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Ranking of the World's Longest Tunnels (2008) »

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For centuries man has used tunnels, but it has only been until 200 years ago, with the coming of communications, first with trains and then with automobiles, that man has constructed huge subterranean holes to enable roads to pass through them. That is why today we have extremely long tunnels, some of which are more than 50 kilometers long. This ranking lists the longest holes excavated by man, and includes those destined for all means of transportation: roads, railways... etc.

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Tunnelcolumns columns Length  (m)
1San Gotardo TunnelSan Gotardo Tunnel57,072.00
2Seikan TunnelSeikan Tunnel53,850.00
3Channel TunnelChannel Tunnel49,940.00
4Lötschberg Base TunnelLötschberg Base Tunnel34,577.00
5Guadarrama TunnelGuadarrama Tunnel28,377.00
6Hakkoda TunnelHakkoda Tunnel26,455.00
7Iwate-Ichinohe TunnelIwate-Ichinohe Tunnel25,810.00
8Pajares TunnelPajares Tunnel24,667.00
9Laerdal-Aurland TunnelLaerdal-Aurland Tunnel24,510.00
10Îyama TunnelÎyama Tunnel22,225.00
11Daishimizu TunnelDaishimizu Tunnel22,221.00
12Wushaoling TunnelWushaoling Tunnel21,050.00
13Simplon TunnelSimplon Tunnel19,803.00
14Vereina TunnelVereina Tunnel19,058.00
15Shin Kanmon TunnelShin Kanmon Tunnel18,713.00
16Vaglia TunnelVaglia Tunnel18,711.00
17Apennine TunnelApennine Tunnel18,507.00
18Qinling I-II TunnelQinling I-II Tunnel18,457.00
19Zhongnanshan TunnelZhongnanshan Tunnel18,040.00
20San Gotardo Road TunnelSan Gotardo Road Tunnel16,918.00
21Rokkô TunnelRokkô Tunnel16,250.00
22Furka Base TunnelFurka Base Tunnel15,442.00
23Haruna TunnelHaruna Tunnel15,350.00
24Severomuyskiy TunnelSeveromuyskiy Tunnel15,343.00
25Fiorenzuola TunnelFiorenzuola Tunnel15,285.00
26Gorigamine TunnelGorigamine Tunnel15,175.00
27Monte Santomarco TunnelMonte Santomarco Tunnel15,040.00
28Gotthard TunnelGotthard Tunnel15,003.00
29Nakayama TunnelNakayama Tunnel14,857.00
30Mount McDonald TunnelMount McDonald Tunnel14,723.00
31Lötschberg TunnelLötschberg Tunnel14,612.00
32Romeriksporten TunnelRomeriksporten Tunnel14,580.00
33Dayaoshan TunnelDayaoshan Tunnel14,294.00
34Arlberg TunnelArlberg Tunnel13,972.00
35Hokuriku TunnelHokuriku Tunnel13,870.00
36Fréjus TunnelFréjus Tunnel13,636.00
37Marmaray TunnelMarmaray Tunnel13,600.00
38Shin Shimizu TunnelShin Shimizu Tunnel13,500.00
39Savio TunnelSavio Tunnel13,500.00
40Hex River TunnelHex River Tunnel13,400.00
41Lainzer Wienerwald TunnelLainzer Wienerwald Tunnel13,350.00
42Sciliar TunnelSciliar Tunnel13,159.00
43Hsuehshan TunnelHsuehshan Tunnel12,942.00
44Fréjus Road TunnelFréjus Road Tunnel12,895.00
45Mont Blanc TunnelMont Blanc Tunnel11,611.00
46Gudvangen TunnelGudvangen Tunnel11,428.00
47Folgefonn TunnelFolgefonn Tunnel11,150.00
48Kanetsu TunnelKanetsu Tunnel11,055.00
49Hida TunnelHida Tunnel10,750.00
50Gran Sasso TunnelGran Sasso Tunnel10,176.00
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