Transport Tunnels in Sochi

For the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 the road and rail network between Adler Airport on the Black Sea coast and the Krasnaya Polyana winter sports region in the Caucasus some 50 km away is being developed. This entails building 6 rail and 3 road tunnels each with service tunnels with a total length of almost 30 km.

Towards this end the T3 tunnel system embarked on at the beginning of 2009 embraces a 3,117 m long motorway tunnel and a 4,651 m long rail tunnel with a 5.8 km long service tunnel. The motorway tunnel was broken through on February 15, 2012 and the rail tunnel shortly prior to...

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