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Building The English Channel Tunnel

A two-inch diameter pilot hole allowed the service tunnel to break through without ceremony. The Eurotunnel was officially opened four years later by Queen Elizabeth II and the French president François Mitterrand in a ceremony held in Calais. A full public service started several months later.
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