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Last updated on: December 28, 2012 08:42 IST

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In an attempt to boost Belgium's internationally renowned chocolate industry, a chocolatier from the country has created the world's largest vintage steam train made out of the delicious treat.

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Image: The world's longest chocolate structure on Guinness World Records is displayed in Brussels
Photographs: Laurent Dubrule/Reuters
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The 110-foot detailed sculpture of steam-powered locomotive created by chocolatier Andrew Farrugia is made up of 2,755 pounds of chocolate and took about 784 hours to complete, the Telegraph reported.


Image: The train measures 111 ft in total length and was prepared with 1285 kg of Belgian chocolate
Photographs: Laurent Dubrule/Reuters

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The train, which is on show near the Eurostar train platform at Brussels' Gare du Midi, was created to promote Belgium's chocolate industry in the face of shrinking European market.


Photographs: Laurent Dubrule/Reuters

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Belgium's three hundred chocolate companies produce some 2 billion dollars worth of chocolate every year.


Image: A tape measure shows the length of the world's longest chocolate structure on Guinness World Records, in Brussel
Photographs: Laurent Dubrule/Reuters
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Source: ANI