Friday, October 31, 2014

The Elbe Tunnel, Hamburg, Germany - 13th October, 2014 The (old) Elbe Tunnel or St. Pauli Elbe Tunnel, which opened in 1911, is a pedestrian and vehicle tunnel in Hamburg, Germany. The 426 m (1,398 ft) long tunnel was a technical sensation; 24 m (80 ft) beneath the surface, two tubes with 6 m (20 ft) diameter connect central Hamburg with the docks and shipyards on the south side of the river Elbe. This meant a big improvement for tens of thousands of workers in one of the busiest harbours in the world. Four huge lifts on either side of the tunnel carried pedestrians, carriages and motor vehicles to the bottom. They are still in operation, though due to the limited capacity by today's standards, other bridges and tunnels have been built and taken over most of the traffic. To read more about the Elbe Tunnel, click here: ; To read more about the Port of Hamburg, click here: ; and To read more about Hamburg, click here: . If you liked this film there are many more like it on my YouTube channel, which can be found at . Please do check out my channel and subscribe to my videos by clicking the red subscribe button. You can also find my travel films and photography updates on the following: Facebook: please like my Facebook page; WordPress: please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow link; Tumblr: please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow button; Blogger: please follow my blog by bookmarking the page; Google+ just add +stuartmoss ; and You can follow my travels on Twitter @mosstraveltv or by visiting .

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