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Fastest Time To Climb Michigan Central Station

09:58 United States

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.

Most Thomas The Tank Engine Trains Connected At Once

United States

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.

Longest Office Chair Train Pulled By A Motorcycle

01:35 United States

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. tag:FD28, tag:RecordSetterBook01

Longest Lego Locomotive


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 Austin, Texas.

Largest Human Pyramid On A Moving Subway

United States

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.

Largest Toy Car Circle Built Around A 3-Year Old


A toy car circle made of 141 vehicles surrounds 3-year-old Cameron Parker. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most 'Littlest Pet Shop' Pets Placed On A Lego Train

01:53 United States

Keeliegh Greene and Emma Dwyer constructed a battery powered Lego train and placed 61 Littlest Pet Shop pets on it.

Fastest Time To Visit All 30 Countries Connected By InterRail

United States

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 itinerary here. 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.

Fastest Time To Build A Five Car Lego Train

00:35 United States

Molly built a five-car Lego train in 7.41 seconds. She is three years old. Molly used Lego Duplo to achieve the feat.

Most London Underground Stations Named In 30 Seconds

00:12 United States

Simon Kirk named 15London Underground Stations in 30 seconds.

Longest Back Massage Train Through A Prius

01:06 United States

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.

Longest Train Music Cadenza With Train Animation Created Using PaintBox Software

01:03:45 England

Michael Kennedy performed a train music cadenza, which includes a train animation created using PaintBox, for one hour, 56.71 seconds.

Fastest Time To Visit Every Train Station On Chicago's "L" Transport


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.

Longest Toy Train Chain

00:45 United States

Ingvild Herfindahl has a wooden toy train that measures 202 inches (16 feet, 10 inches) in length.

Longest Lego Train Track

11:22 Denmark

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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