• Short Summary

    A SCALE MODEL OF THE FRENCH TERMINAL FOR THE PROPOSED TUNNEL UNDER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL WAS PUT ON SHOW IN PARIS ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    A SCALE MODEL OF THE FRENCH TERMINAL FOR THE PROPOSED TUNNEL UNDER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL WAS PUT ON SHOW IN PARIS ON TUESDAY. IT HAS BEEN BUILT FOR THE CHANNEL STUDY GROUP SUPPORTING THEIR CLAIMS IN FAVOUR OF THE ALTERNATIVE BRIDGE SCHEME.

    THE TERMINAL, TO SERVE THE SPECIAL RAIL LINK, INCLUDES A HOTEL BLOCK, RESTAURANT, SHOPS, CUSTOMS CENTRE, IMMIGRATION OFFICES AND TOLL CONTROL POINT.

    BELOW THE BUILDING WILL BE THE STATION WHERE TRAINS FROM ENGLAND WILL ARRIVE BRINGING CARS AND PASSENGERS. THE MOTORISTS WILL THEN DRIVE ON TO PARIS AND OTHER FRENCH CENTRES. AT ANOTHER PLATFORM WILL BE TRAIN ALREADY LOADED READY FOR THE RETURN JOURNEY TO BRITAIN.

    ALREADY TEST HAVE BEEN MADE TO DEVELOP SUITABLE FERRY-TRAINS, AND FULL-SCALE EXPERIMENTS HAVE BEEN CARRIED OUT ON A LINE LINKING PARIS AND FONTAINBLEAU.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD1DWU7II7HVA498AWJCQONXT7
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1DWU7II7HVA498AWJCQONXT7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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