37+ Best Train Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational train quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Train Quotes

I think I’m a narcoleptic. I could sleep on a railway track with a train running over me, in-between the rails. — Dan Aykroyd

A plan to protect passengers and railway property, often targeted by Maoist rebels, is underway. — Shivraj Patil

Ten people have died at the (Hanuman) temple and 11 more at the railway station. Eight of them are women. — Kamlesh Pathak

This money will help make the railway a viable transport link in the Wear Valley. It will help rebuild the infrastructure and part fund newly created jobs on the system. — John Holmes

I want to see a publicly-owned railway, publicly accountable. — Tony Blair

They could easily hit the city of Cheyenne. They could disable our railway system by using bombs. I hate to see us cut out of the picture. — Dave Coleman

Unfortunately, we’re at the top of a really bad list, … That is railway crossing accidents and fatalities. Although we’re not a populous state, we rank in the Top 3 in railway accidents and the Top 5 in deaths related to railway accidents. We have as many dangerous railway crossing as just about any state, except maybe for California and Illinois. — David Vitter

For boys like me, in north Indian railway towns in the ’70s and ’80s, where nothing much happened apart from the arrival and departure of trains from big cities, the Soviet Union alone appeared to promise an escape from our limited, dusty world. — Pankaj Mishra

There must be protection for the little people. People working in the ports, the railway drivers, craftsmen, nurses in hospitals, they need somebody in this deregulated Europe that will protect them. — Martin Schulz

Some kind of cultural genocide is taking place. In general, a railway link is very useful in order to develop, but not when politically motivated to bring about demographic change. — Dalai Lama

They will have powers. They will be sworn in as auxiliary German police officers but their powers will be limited to the railway system and the airports. — Stephen Thomas

After that, they planned to start seizing official buildings, and start blocking railway lines with the aim of completely paralyzing the state. — Stepan Sukhorenko

Sir, Sunday morning, although recurring at regular and well foreseen intervals, always seems to take this railway by surprise. — W. S. Gilbert

Zimbabwe is a major trading partner of South Africa, and cross-border financing of this kind takes place on a regular basis in a wide variety of product areas, from maize to railway equipment. — Peter Gent

Since Network Rail took over the nation’s railway infrastructure some three years ago, maintenance has been taken in-house rather than being outsourced, and we have changed our approach from a ‘find and fix’ maintenance regime to one of ‘predict and prevent,’ — Ian McAllister

We’re building the infrastructure we need, whether it be the Melbourne Rail Link, the airport rail link which Melburnians have so wanted for over 40 years, upgrading the Pakenham-Cranbourne railway line, or building the East-West Link. — Denis Napthine

Writing my novel ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North,’ I came to conclude that great crimes like the Death Railway did not begin with the first beating or murder on that grim line of horror in 1943. — Richard Flanagan

Back in 1960 at Christmas time, I did work loading and unloading boxcars for Railway Express. That was a kind of weight training that helped me. I weighed about 160 when I started. I began to gain weight and kept right on gaining until I reached 195 pounds. — Pete Rose

We confirm that we were approached to look into the possibility of helping the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to finance the importation of fuel for that country. No further details are available at this stage. Zimbabwe is a major trading partner of South Africa, and cross-border financing of this kind takes place on a regular basis in a wide variety of product areas, from maize to railway equipment. — Peter Gent

This document goes right to the soul of our country and the national dream of a railway to bring us altogether – from Atlantic to Pacific – as Canada. — Mike Robinson

‘Homeward Bound.’ I find myself listening to that tune a lot when I’m traveling. Sitting in a railway station, wanting to go home, carrying all your stuff with you. — Steven Hall

She had more curves than a scenic railway — P. G. Wodehouse

Television cannot film corruption. Television cannot spend five days on a rattling railway train, talking endlessly. Television needs excitement, it needs an angle, it needs a ‘sound bite. — Paul Theroux

I had spent many days hungry; had slept on railway stations at times because I did not have money to pay for a hotel room… there were moments when I felt I had compromised my dignity as a human being and as an actor. — Anupam Kher

I was born in Faridabad but brought up in Delhi and Mumbai. My father had been living hand-to-mouth and literally slept on railway platforms when he came to Mumbai for the first time to become a film singer. My parents were both singers; they sang together and fell in love due to their singing. — Sonu Nigam

The luckiest person in the world is somebody who is born into a small, shabby-genteel town on a major railway connection with 24,000 souls and a bird sanctuary and whose grandfather owns a farm and whose father owns a business -whose family is mildly prosperous but not rich, which means you can leave the town. — Allan Gurganus

When you are on a railway station platform waiting for the train that is due, and when you come to know that it arrives five hours late, how do you react? You fling abusive words at train. — Sathya Baba

We’ve got a lot of pipe in the ground on the railway and we’re going to need more. — Dean Moss

Ten people died at the temple and 11 more at the railway station. Eight of them are women. — Kamlesh Pathak

The Ethiopian government’s use of the railway from Djibouti to Addis Ababa was, in practice, a hazardous regards transport of arms intended for the Ethiopian forces. — Haile Selassie

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway is a landmark project that is part of the government’s drive to develop the country’s western regions. It will benefit the development of Tibet’s communications and tourism, and promote economic and cultural exchanges between Tibet and other parts of China. — Jia Qinglin

There are lots of women working in the army, lots of construction troops, railway troops, you name it. And the combat troops, well-equipped and well-trained, there are less than 100,000. — Ruslan Pukhov

It stems from Old Trafford being beside a railway and a canal. Food is dropped and the mice get in under the gates. — Phil Townsend

Dad worked on a railway as a steward on the dinning cars. He’d been a soldier, he’d been a sailor, and he was a chef in his later years. — Ronald Biggs

The problem of railway safety has by now become a national emergency. — Alfonso Scanio

The Giraffe took the horse’s head and led him along on the most level parts of the road towards the railway station, and two or three chaps went along to help get the sick man into the train. — Henry Lawson

Under the Railway Labor Act, it is legal for us to strike, and we will fight it in a court of law, if the company chooses to contest that. — Wade Blaufuss

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