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CHUNNELChannel-Tunnel (tunnel in the channel between France and Great Britain)
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If you plan to move the chunnel, I recommend cutting a minimum of three 2-foot cross pieces from the optional 8-foot 1-by-3 board in the materials list, and fastening them across the bottom of the frame to keep everything solid.
The company was also making traction engines for the high speed passenger Chunnel trains.
Eurotunnel's move for GB Railfreight - which has been owned by transport firm First-Group since 2003 - comes as the firm looks to improve rail freight volumes through the Chunnel, which suffered in the recession.
Despite a fire that disrupted services, the Chunnel made a pounds 35.6million profit last year, compared with a pounds 10million loss in 2007.
I mean, before they only had to deal with the constant spectre of immigrants using the Chunnel as a conduit for creeping into our country and (I'm putting on a gradually louder, indignant Daily Mail reader's voice here) being given six-figure mansions by the council, claiming all our benefits and eating our bloody swans.
The application is just one of 36 initiatives agreed between the chunnel firm and regional French authorities to boost tourism.
By comparison, the Channel Tunnel, also known as Chunnel or Eurotunnel, is a 50.5-kilometre undersea rail tunnel linking the UK and France.
They plan to fly to England, stay at the University of Sheffield and in Gloucester, then bus through the Chunnel to France and eventually to Ghent, Belgium, to play in the Flanders Cup tournament in a field of 35 international teams.
The Statue of Liberty, submerged by rising seas, survives, alongside most of the world's bronze sculptures, old copper pennies, and the Chunnel. In 100,000 years or so, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reset to prehuman levels.
International juggernauts will invade unless a rowover Chunnel rail fees is settled by the end of the month.
This time the agents must deal with an Algerian terrorist and his gang who plan to blow up the Eiffel Tower and the Chunnel at the same time.
Since then, he has published eleven thrillers, the most notable of which are Het Chunnel Syndrome (1989; Eng.