27 Nov '16, 10am

Russia Green Lights $65 Billion Siberia-Alaska Rail and Tunnel to Bridge the Bering Strait!

Russia Green Lights $65 Billion Siberia-Alaska Rail and Tunnel to Bridge the Bering Strait!

In what could certainly be one of the boldest infrastructure developments ever announced, the Russian Government has given the go-ahead to build a transcontinental railway linking Siberia with North America. The massive undertaking would traverse the Bering Strait with the world's longest tunnel - a project twice the length of the Chunnel between England and France. The $65 billion project aims to feed North America with raw goods from the Siberian interior and beyond, but it could also provide a key link to developing a robust <a href="http://inhabitat.com/energy/">renewable energy</a> transmission corridor that feeds wind and <a href="http://inhabitat.com/asias-first-tidal-power-plant-coming-to-india/">tidal power</a> across vast distances while linking a railway network across 3/4 of the Northern Hemisphere....<br><br><a href='http://inhabitat.com/russia-green-lights-65...

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