Jerry Paffendorf climbed the stairs of Michigan Central Station from
ground level to rooftop in an unprecedented 9 minutes, 59 seconds.
He set the record on April 29, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.
Three-year-old train enthusiast Benjamin Wilson connects 24 Thomas the
Tank Engine Trains, a new world record.
The record was set on March, 24 2009 in Arlington Virginia. Marc Wilson
was on hand to document the record and count the trains.
19 members of Wieden Kennedy’s Team Maroon formed a train of office chairs and were pulled down the street behind a motorcycle. The team originally had 18 members, but randomly bumped into NFL
quarterback Joey Harrington at Sherman Clay Pianos and convinced him to join their record attempt.
The record was set in Portland, Oregon on April 1, 2010 at the agency’s 28th annual Founders’ Day party. RecordSetter co-founders Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to preside over the event.
Anthony Sava constructed a Lego locomotive measuring 29 1/8" in
length. Measurement includes the locomotive and tender.
Sava’s construction was documented at the 2010 SXSWFestival in
Dara Calon and five friends formed a human pyramid as they rode on the
BART from Oakland to San Francisco.
From the top are: Jolene Burge, Dara Calon, Sarah Dalla Vicenza, Michael
Pekrul, Aaron Bezeau and Ariel Belsheim.
See full size image here.
A toy car circle made of 141 vehicles surrounds 3-year-old Cameron
Keeliegh Greene and Emma Dwyer constructed a battery powered Lego
train and placed 61 Littlest Pet Shop pets on it.
Luis Perpetua traveled through all 30 countries connected
byInterRailin 14 days, 9 hours, and 11 minutes. He began on April
30, 2010 in Finland and ended on May 13, 2010 in Portugal. See his
List of countries connected by InterRail: Austria, Belgium,
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark,
Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland,
Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland and Turkey.
Read more about his journey here.
Molly built a five-car Lego train in 7.41 seconds. She is three years old. Molly used Lego Duplo to achieve the feat.
Simon Kirk named 15London Underground Stations in 30 seconds.
This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event
streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials
adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records
ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself.
The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st,
2011. See all the records set at the event here.
Michael Kennedy performed a train music cadenza, which includes a
train animation created using PaintBox, for one hour, 56.71 seconds.
Adham Fisher visited every train station on Chicago's "L" transport system in 8 hours, 56 minutes and 33.00 seconds.
He set the record during CTA Racing, an event to mark the 100th anniversary of ‘L’ service to the North Shore community in Chicago, Illinois.
Read more about the feat here.
Ingvild Herfindahl has a wooden toy train that measures 202 inches (16 feet, 10 inches) in length.
Henrik Ludvigsen and the Danish Lego club "Byggepladen" built a Lego train track measuring 4,000.25 meters long. They set the record at Broby Sports Boarding School in Funen, Denmark. It took them three hours and 22 minutes to assemble to entire track.
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