Longest passenger train
National Belgian Railway Company
Belgium (Ghent)

A passenger train created by the National Belgian Railway Company (NMBS) measured 1732.9m (5685.3ft) and consisted of 70 coaches pulled by one electric locomotive. It traveled 62.5km (38.9miles) from Ghent to Ostend on April 27, 1991.

The train was a once-off creation in aid of a Belgian cancer research charity called 'Kom op tegen kanker' (Fight Against Cancer) and its journey was broadcast live on Belgian television. It weighed 2,786tonnes and made the journey in 1hr 11min at an average speed of 52.8km/h (32.8mph). There were 216 people aboard the train, which consisted of four international coaches, one bar/dancing coach, 60 national coaches and five driving trailers. It was dismantled after the attempt.