The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche; also nicknamed the Chunnel) is a 50.45-kilometre (31.35 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.
English Channel, also called The Channel, French La Manche, narrow arm of the Atlantic Ocean separating the southern coast of England from the northern coast of France and tapering eastward to its junction with the North Sea at the Strait of Dover (French: Pas de Calais).
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end. A pipeline is not a tunnel, though some recent tunnels have used immersed tube construction techniques rather than traditional tunnel boring methods.
Twin rail lines plunge into the Channel Tunnel near Coquelles, France for their 31 mile underground/underwater run. (Photograph Holger Weinandt licensed under the ...
Hotel description Whether you're en route to France or planning to explore one of England's most historic coastal towns, the Premier Inn Hotel Folkestone Channel Tunnel makes the perfect countryside base for your business or leisure break.
A comfortable hotel near the Eurotunnel, Ashford International station and Dover Ferry Port. The newly refurbished Holiday Inn Express® Folkestone - Channel Tunnel hotel is only 1.6 miles from the Eurotunnel Terminal.
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