Train Song Lyrics

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by TrainClown, Oct 31, 2003.

  1. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    I think I'm the only person that knows this song; the two people I learned it from are dead. Words by some anonymous English railway employee.

    To stop
    The train
    In cases of emergency
    Pull down the chai-ain
    Pull down the chain.
    Penalty for improper use:
    Five pounds.
  2. Pitchwife

    Pitchwife Dreamer

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    Can't forget King Of The Road by Roger Miller

    Trailer for sale or rent
    Rooms to let...fifty cents.
    No phone, no pool, no pets
    I ain't got no cigarettes
    Ah, but..two hours of pushin' broom
    Buys an eight by twelve four-bit room
    I'm a man of means by no means
    King of the road.

    Third boxcar, midnight train
    Destination...Bangor, Maine.
    Old worn out clothes and shoes,
    I don't pay no union dues,
    I smoke old stogies I have found
    Short, but not too big around
    I'm a man of means by no means
    King of the road.

    I know every engineer on every train
    All of their children, and all of their names
    And every handout in every town
    And every lock that ain't locked
    When no one's around.

    I sing,
    Trailers for sale or rent
    Rooms to let, fifty cents
    No phone, no pool, no pets
    I ain't got no cigarettes
    Ah, but, two hours of pushin' broom
    Buys an eight by twelve four-bit room
    I'm a man of means by no means
    King of the road.