More than a century old, Paris’ metro is the beating heart of the city. With its 220 km of rail, 302 stations and 13 lines, the metro transports more than five million people every day. Invented by Fulgence Bienvenüe, the Parisian Metro tested many construction methods: wooden tunnels, boring machines, shields, ground freezing systems, steel viaducts and submerged chambers in the Seine. Today, the Parisian metro exceeds the capitals boundaries and connects itself with the new 200km-wide network of Grand Paris Express.
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With the appearance of a "James Bond" ship, the Thunder Boat is a ship of the future. It can act simultaneously as an aircraft base, a commandment post and is equipped as a floating hospital, with the ability to shelter troops, helicopters and vehicles.More info
Using unprecedented 3D images, we reveal how the Suez canal will be widened. We also look back to the canal's original construction in 1859, to show how it first came to be built.More info