Prime Minister Vorster officially opens the Orange-Fish River Tunnel, believed to be the world’s longest continuous tunnel (c.5

Friday, 22 August 1975

Prime Minister Vorster officially opens the Orange-Fish River Tunnel, believed to be the world's longest continuous tunnel (c.50 miles), constructed at a cost of 76,400,000 Pounds Sterling.

References:
• Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds)(1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood

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