I took the Eurostar underneath the English Channel from Paris to London, and it felt more like taking a flight than a train

By Ben Mack, Insider Lifestyle; November 20, 2019

Using it may seem commonplace now, but there was a time when the idea of a tunnel going underneath the body of water known as the English Channel was considered impossible.

Since 1994, the Channel Tunnel — better known as the Chunnel — has been connecting England with France. The 31.4 mile tunnel marks the first time Britain and mainland Europe have been connected since the last Ice Age, and several passenger and freight trains zip through it at speeds of up to 186 miles per hour.

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