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* Back in the Golden Age Franchise/WonderWoman once raced to catch up with a train and climb in the window to join ComicBook/SteveTrevor on one of his espionage missions as she was concerned about him playing HoneyTrap to a suspected Nazi spy.


* A [[SilentFilms silent]] {{P|ublicServiceAnnouncement}}SA showed several men in a car racing a train, while a man gambled with the GrimReaper. [[CaptainObvious It doesn't end well]].

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* A [[SilentFilms silent]] {{P|ublicServiceAnnouncement}}SA showed several men in a car racing a train, while a man gambled with the GrimReaper. [[CaptainObvious It doesn't end well]].well.


* One of ''VideoGame/ForzaHorizon 4'''s Showcase events has you race an Ariel Nomad against the legendary Flying Scotsman.

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* One of ''VideoGame/ForzaHorizon 4'''s Showcase events has you race an Ariel Nomad against the legendary Flying Scotsman. The remixed version, "Nine and Three Quarters", puts you in a tuned [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets Ford Anglia]].


* One of ''VideoGame/ForzaHorizon 4'''s Showcase events has you race an Ariel Atom against the legendary Flying Scotsman.

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* One of ''VideoGame/ForzaHorizon 4'''s Showcase events has you race an Ariel Atom Nomad against the legendary Flying Scotsman.

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* One of ''VideoGame/ForzaHorizon 4'''s Showcase events has you race an Ariel Atom against the legendary Flying Scotsman.


* The [[WesternAnimation/TexAveryMGMCartoons MGM cartoon]] ''One Cab's Family'', starting around 5:15. The father cab is [[{{Understatement}} understandably]] [[AdultFear terrified]] at his son doing this and speeds after him.

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* The [[WesternAnimation/TexAveryMGMCartoons MGM cartoon]] ''One Cab's Family'', starting around 5:15. The father cab is [[{{Understatement}} understandably]] understandably [[AdultFear terrified]] at his son doing this and speeds after him.

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* In ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'' a journalist suggests that the new railway will terrify horses. Dick Simnel retorts that when he was working on his test engine, the horses seemed to enjoy racing it.


* ''Film/PowerRangers'' has a short scene where the main characters are fleeing the cops (ItMakesSenseInContext) and the only way out is to cut in front of a train. [[RealityEnsues They don't make it]], the car is completely totaled, and it's made pretty clear that the only reason they survived was their recently acquired superpowers.

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* ''Film/PowerRangers'' ''Film/PowerRangers2017'' has a short scene where the main characters are fleeing the cops (ItMakesSenseInContext) and the only way out is to cut in front of a train. [[RealityEnsues They don't make it]], the car is completely totaled, and it's made pretty clear that the only reason they survived was their recently acquired superpowers.


* There is a race in southwest Colorado called the Iron Horse Classic where cyclists race an old steam train 50 miles through mountainous territory. The train almost never wins.

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* There is a race in southwest Colorado called the [[http://www.ironhorsebicycleclassic.com/ Iron Horse Classic Classic]] where cyclists race an old steam train 50 miles through mountainous territory.territory between Durango and Silverton. The train almost never wins.

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* In the "End of the Line" fan-made animation for ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'', the RED Sniper and Scout use Sniper's camper van to chase a runaway train sent by BLU to destroy RED's base as soon as they see it scream by their railroad outpost. It doesn't last long [[spoiler:and the van ends up precariously dangling off a cliff with Sniper still in it after it loses a wheel on a hard bump and veers into a cliffside building]], but it lasts long enough for Scout to jump aboard.

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'''s titular character is famous for his speed, so naturally, he will occasionally have to outrun trains:
** In ''VideoGame/SonicHeroes'', Rail Canyon Zone and Bullet Station Zone are set within a network of Dr. Eggman's supply trains. Occasionally, one (or more) of those trains will suddenly start moving in front of Sonic and the others, requiring them to outrun it, though if you're good at the Flight characters' hovering, you can just let the trains pass by without harming anyone.
** Sonic mostly just runs through train crossings as the locomotives are passing by in the ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' stage Radical Train, though towards the end, Sonic encounters a runaway passenger train with a bomb attached to it that Sonic has to catch up to and disarm before it explodes.
** In ''[[VideoGame/SonicRiders Sonic Free Riders]]'', Rocky Ridge is an [[TheWildWest 18th-century mining town]]. One version of the racetrack has the racers travel along two sets of railroad tracks with steam locomotives sometimes traveling through, requiring the racers to dodge them as they appear.


* Railfair 1999, a large railfan expo at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, featured a race between two geared Shay locomotives. Played with in that the top speed of the winning locomotive was just shy of 20 miles per hour.

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* Railfair 1999, a large railfan expo at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, featured a race between two geared Shay locomotives. Played with in that Shay locomotives were designed to operate on poorly laid track in lumber camps or coal mines where speed was a liability; the top speed of the winning locomotive was just shy of 20 miles per hour.

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* Railfair 1999, a large railfan expo at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, featured a race between two geared Shay locomotives. Played with in that the top speed of the winning locomotive was just shy of 20 miles per hour.


* The [[WesternAnimation/TexAveryMGMCartoons MGM cartoon]] ''One Cab's Family'', starting around 5:15.

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* The [[WesternAnimation/TexAveryMGMCartoons MGM cartoon]] ''One Cab's Family'', starting around 5:15. The father cab is [[{{Understatement}} understandably]] [[AdultFear terrified]] at his son doing this and speeds after him.


* ''JeevesAndWooster'': Madeleine Bassett is travelling by train. Bertie tries to get to her destination before her in his Aston Martin. It overheats in a cloud of smoke.

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* ''JeevesAndWooster'': ''Series/JeevesAndWooster'': Madeleine Bassett is travelling by train. Bertie tries to get to her destination before her in his Aston Martin. It overheats in a cloud of smoke.

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