Trains

A train is a form of rail transport consisting of a series of vehicles that usually runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers. Motive power is provided by a separate locomotive or individual motors in self-propelled multiple units. Although historically steam propulsion dominated, the most common modern forms are diesel and electric locomotives, the latter supplied by overhead wires or additional rails. Other energy sources include horses, engine or water-driven rope or wire winch, gravity, pneumatics, batteries, and gas turbines. Train tracks usually consist of two running rail ...more

The Silver Arrow
Danger at Dead Man's Pass (Adventures on Trains #4)
Peaces
The Western Star (Walt Longmire, #13)
The Highland Falcon Thief (Adventures on Trains, #1)
Ambush (Sydney Rose Parnell, #3)
Murder on the Safari Star (Adventures on Trains #3)
Peace Train
Motor Goose
Charlie the Choo-Choo
Kidnap on the California Comet (Adventures on Trains #2)
Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys
Steam Train, Dream Train 1-2-3
Vampire on the Orient Express (Avery & Carter, #1)
Around the World in 80 Trains: A 45,000-Mile Adventure
Freight Train
The Little Engine That Could
Locomotive
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
Steam Train, Dream Train
How to Train a Train
Shark vs. Train
The Polar Express
The Girl on the Train
Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo
I Love Trains!
Train
The Boundless
And the Train Goes...
The Little Red Caboose
Absurdimals by Gwendolyn JavorBaby in the Garden by Catherine HabbieBig Thoughts For Little Thinkers by Daniel    ThompsonLlama Llama Holiday Drama by Anna DewdneyChicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
Cute Children's Kindle Picture Books
43 books — 20 voters
The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieThe Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha ChristieAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Books that have trains in the story
42 books — 12 voters

The Great Railroad Revolution by Christian WolmarThe Model Railway Men by Ray PopeThe Texas Railroad by Wayne  ClineNorth American Railyards, Updated and Expanded Edition by Michael RhodesGhosts of Gold Mountain by Gordon H. Chang
A Railfan's List
66 books — 3 voters

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonBlood River by Tim ButcherThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferInto the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Best Traveling Vicariously
2,008 books — 1,795 voters
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtryThe Bone Feud by Wynne McLaughlinA Different Kind of Fire by Suanne SchaferTrue Grit by Charles PortisDeadman's Fury by Linell Jeppsen
Best Western Historical Fiction
168 books — 91 voters


Agatha Christie
Trains are relentless things, aren't they, Monsieur Poirot? People are murdered and die, but they go on just the same. I am talking nonsense, but you know what I mean." "Yes, yes, I know. Life is like a train, Mademoiselle. It goes on. And it is a good thing that that is so." "Why?" "Because the train gets to its journey's end at last, and there is a proverb about that in your language, Mademoiselle." "'Journey's end in lovers meeting.'" Lenox laughed. "That is not going to be true for me." "Yes ...more
Agatha Christie, The Mystery of the Blue Train

Steve Martin
You can start by wiping that fucking dumb-ass smile off your rosey, fucking, cheeks! Then you can give me a fucking automobile... a fucking Datsun, a fucking Toyota, a fucking Mustang, a fucking Buick! Four fucking wheels and a seat! And I really don't care for the way your company left me in the middle of fucking nowhere with fucking keys to a fucking car that isn't fucking there. And I really didn't care to fucking walk down a fucking highway and across a fucking runway to get back here to hav ...more
Steve Martin

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