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Eurotunnel: When Success Spells Disaster

Twenty-five years after its opening the prospects are dim of the tunnel ever becoming financially and economically viable

Eurotunnel with a Eurostar high-speed train (source: Wikimedia Commons)

In many cases, large projects that look like marvels of human achievement and ingenuity prove to be economic disasters. The Channel Tunnel — the longest underwater rail tunnel in Europe…




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Bent Flyvbjerg

Bent Flyvbjerg

Professor at University of Oxford and IT University of Copenhagen. Writes about project management.

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