Remember the train in Dr. Zhivago? Cold, dark, threatening. How different than our nostalgic view especially reflected in popular music. I am starting a playlist with trains as the theme.
(any thoughts as to Classical's seemingly empty references?)
My first five...please augment.
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It takes a Train to Cry.
Garfield and Scaggs version.
China Cat Sunflower  Europe 72
The City of New Orleans Arlo Guthrie
Rose of Cimarron Poco
Take the A Train Duke Ellington (Any version suggestions?)

"Midnight Flyer" - The Eagles

"Tennessee Central No. 9" - Roy Acuff

Joachim Cooder - "When the Train Comes Along".
"The Railroad" Grand Funk Railroad

Do I get dbl points?
Pete Droge - "Northern Bound Train"
Passage to Bangkok- Rush