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Length of the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok (9,290 km) is about as big as Length of the 2016 Dakar Rally (9,240 km)
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Fastest speed attained by a steam train (202.6 km/h)
If this was a standard unit ...
Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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Click here for Podcast: Andrew Elliott interviewed for New Books Network.