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Old 12-01-2005, 10:25 PM   #4
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Actually (this suprised me too), it was on the Sishen-Saldanha Railroad in South Africa. It was on Aug 29 and 27, 1989. It used 7 diesels and 9 50-kV electrics to move 660 cars, a tank car, and a caboose. It traveled 535 miles in 22 hours and 40 minutes. It took a whopping 4.3 miles to stop the train.

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