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All Aboard: Just In Time For The Holidays, The World’s Longest Chocolate Train
November 20, 2012
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If you have a sweet teeth, this is either a dream come true or a huge waste of a valuable commodity.

An artist from Malta has set a new world record for the longest chocolate structure in the world.

It's a 34 metre long train, made entirely of chocolate. That's 112 feet. It weights 1250 kg (2,755 pounds) and took more than 700 hours to build.

The artist - Andrew Farrugia - says he had this idea for a while.

"I said what do you think if we do this realization of a long chocolate train, you know, because a train you can make it as long as you like. Actually, it was going to be much smaller than it was, but I kept on adding another wagon and another wagon and it's the size it is today."

The train is on display at a railway station in Brussels.

Farrugia transported the train by truck in 25 wooden boxes from Malta to Belgium.

He says it was damaged quite a bit during the drive and several of the train's walls had completely collapsed.

But he was able to fix all the damages before revealing it to the public.

It will be on display at various chocolate museums in Belgium, as well as the Brussels' train museum.

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