Media caption Trains entered each end of the tunnel ahead of a flamboyant opening ceremony. The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel has officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.
The bizarre opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel under the Swiss Alps had many people puzzled and some wondering if it was satanic or worse.
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Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially opened Wednesday.
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Attended by Europe's most powerful people, the opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland was a dark, disturbing, weirdly satanic ritual.
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The tunnel was the world’s longest railway tunnel until the opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland in December 2016.
The Swiss have put on one of the most bizarre opening ceremonies in history to mark the completion of the world's longest tunnel at a fairground in Erstfeld, in the north of the country.
It took 17 years to build a record-breaking tunnel through the Swiss Alps, but only one opening ceremony to weird everyone out.