Germany approves USD 8 billion rail and road tunnel link to Denmark

German authorities gave their approval to an US$8 billion (6.30 billion pounds) rail and road tunnel linking Denmark and Germany, despite environmental objections. It is part-funded by the European Union.
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Last Updated: Jan 01,2019 09:00 IST

Germany approves USD 8 billion rail and road tunnel link to Denmark

01 January 2019 Current Affairs:

German authorities gave their approval to an US$8 billion (6.30 billion pounds) rail and road tunnel linking Denmark and Germany, despite environmental objections.
It is part-funded by the European Union.
The 19 km (11.8 mile) Fehmarnbelt link, connecting the Danish island of Lolland to the island of Fehmarn on the German side, was due to be completed in 2024.

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