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

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Peaces
The Western Star (Walt Longmire, #13)
Murder on the Safari Star (Adventures on Trains #3)
The Highland Falcon Thief (Adventures on Trains, #1)
Around the World in 80 Trains: A 45,000-Mile Adventure
Ambush (Sydney Rose Parnell, #3)
Charlie the Choo-Choo
The Train to Impossible Places (The Train to Impossible Places, #1)
Kidnap on the California Comet (Adventures on Trains #2)
Felix the Railway Cat
Peace Train
Overground Railroad
This Would Make a Good Story Someday
The Secret of the Night Train
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
Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo
The Girl on the Train
I Love Trains!
Train
The Boundless
And the Train Goes...
Trains
Freight Train by Donald CrewsLittle Blue Truck by Alice SchertleToot & Puddle by Holly HobbieCrazy Town Upside Down by Vanessa RouseTeach Your Giraffe to Ski by Viviane Elbee
Preschool- 'T'
20 books — 5 voters
The Ipswich Bus by Robbie FranklinPack Your Bags and Get Out! by Dave ClarkeOne Brit, One Bike, One Big Country by John McKayFighting Out of New Milford, USA by G.B. HopeCabbie with a Dangerous Mind by Karl Wiggins
Sure To Steer You Wrong
222 books — 13 voters

Railway Colouring Book by Ian Allan PublishingUnderground  Overground by Andrew MartinExploring Britain's Lost Railways by Julian HollandThe Railways by Simon BradleyGreat Continental Railway Journeys by Michael Portillo
Books about railways
117 books — 15 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

A Different Kind of Fire by Suanne SchaferJohnny Texas by Carol HoffThe Searchers by Alan LeMayThe Smiling Country by Elmer KeltonMassacre at Goliad by Elmer Kelton
Best Texas Historical Fiction
32 books — 26 voters
Xtabentum by Rosy HugenerThe Duel for Consuelo by Claudia H. LongChapultepec by Norman ZollingerWatch for Me on the Mountain by Forrest CarterAll the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
Best Mexican Historical Fiction
19 books — 11 voters


Paul Theroux
I found my berth and discovered that no one else was going to Xian. The sleeper was empty. This was the rarest situation on a Chinese train, and one to be relished. Such circumstances were almost luxurious and definitely cozy.
Paul Theroux, Riding the Iron Rooster

Paul Theroux
It was an extraordinary landscape-pale yellow, under a blue sky-extraordinary because it was not a desert, but rather the largest pasture imaginable; here and there a herd of horses, here and there a camel, or a man, or a tent. It was inhabited, but with a sparseness that was impressive.
Paul Theroux, Riding the Iron Rooster

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