railroad tunnel

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Noun1.railroad tunnel - a tunnel through which the railroad track runsrailroad tunnel - a tunnel through which the railroad track runs
tunnel - a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars); "the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection"
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Through an old railroad tunnel, the trail passes under I-93 into Stoneham, where it runs through a 45-foot wide linear park, ending near the town's Recreation Park at Gould Street.
The railroad tunnel at Tunnel Hill in Johnson County figures in, as do Marion's town square, downtown Vienna, and Ferne Clyffe State Park near Goreville.
1900 - Simplon Tunnel, the world's longest railroad tunnel, 19 kilometres long, opens.
EDT - Switzerland inaugurated the world's longest railroad tunnel Wednesday, (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36423250) according to reports .
Damage also occurred leading to the partial collapse of a railroad tunnel in Zagazig, Sharqeya.
3 (1873) the post office at the small Lauderdale County town of Tunnel Hill, named for the only railroad tunnel in Mississippi history, opened.
(6) A Boston and Maine railroad tunnel is no longer in use.
* Canada's oldest railroad tunnel built between 1854 and 1860
Highway traffic began traveling through the converted railroad tunnel in summer 2000, and this new route lured boaters to Whittier and Prince William Sound as a port closer to home than Seward or Homer.
"On my way back to the monastery, I decided I couldn't help but do something." After some investigation, the monk discovered the unthinkable: The South Korean government was preparing to drill an 8-mile-long railroad tunnel beneath her monastery, piercing the heart of a mountain Jiyul considered sacred.
TOKYO - Senior lawmakers from the ruling and opposition camps decided Friday to launch a bipartisan group possibly next month to push for construction of an undersea railroad tunnel between Japan and South Korea, inviting all Japanese parliament members to join.
This romantic drama isn't John Wayne's best film by any stretch of the imagination, but it's still well worth a look.The Duke plays an ethical engineer whose feels uncomfortable about being hired to build a railroad tunnel through the South American Andes.His attack of conscience doesn't endear him to the boss - and neither does his relationship with his employer's pretty daughter.Cedric Hardwicke and Anthony Quinn co-star.