Land Speed Record For Rail Vehicles - World Speed Record - Narrow Gauge Trains


Narrow Gauge Trains

R. Speed Date Line Country Train Arr Power S Comments
2 00245245 km/h (152 mph) 1978-10-31 Between Westonaria and Midway South Africa SAR Class 6E1 (No. E1525) Loc Elec. ? Scheffel bogie
1 00175175 km/h (109 mph) 1960-11-21 JNR Tōkaidō Main Line Japan JNR KuMoYa93 test car Multi Elec. DC P 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
1 00163163 km/h (101 mph) 1959-07-31 JNR Tōkaidō Main Line Japan JNR 151 series Multi Elec. DC ? 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
1 00145145 km/h (90 mph) 1957-09-27 JNR Tōkaidō Main Line Japan Odakyū 3000 series SE Romancecar Multi Elec. DC ? 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
1 00136136 km/h (85 mph) 1914 South-West Africa OMEG Rail motor coach No. «Crown Prince» Single Gasoline ? 600 mm (1 ft 11 5⁄8 in) Summer 1914.
1 00129129 km/h (80 mph) 1954-12-15 JNR Tōkaidō Main Line, Japan JNR C62 steam locomotive No. C62 17 Loc Steam ? 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)

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