The Channel Tunnel
The Channel Tunnel is a 50.5 km long railway tunnel between the United Kingdom and France, beneath the English Channel.
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The colonising powers´ colours were wiped off the map by the nations fighting to regain their independence.
The iron lattice tower, erected for the 1889 World Fair, became the symbol of the capital city of France.
One of the most modern means of transport is the Maglev, capable of travelling at speeds of over 400 km/h.
Oil tankers appeared in the late 19th century; today they are among the largest ships.
The world famous monument in England still poses mysteries for archaeologist.
The train operates between Paris and southern Germany, its cruise speed is 320 km/h.
The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway created to shorten shipping routes between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
The animation presents the main air, water and land routes and transport hubs.
Commercial maritime routes of container ships form a global network.
The fastest track-based means of urban transport.
Articulated lorries play an important role in road transport.
This animation demonstrates the development of freight transport, from horse-drawn carts to modern lorries.
A type of steam locomotives used by British Railways were manufactured in the 1950s.
Trolleybuses and trams are environment-friendly means of public transport
The legendary M61 class locomotives of the Hungarian State Railways were manufactured by Nohab.