Train Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old train quotes, train sayings, and train proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Every railway takes trade from the little town to the big town, because it enables the customer to buy in the big town.     

Walter Bagehot

Could it be that the railway, the acccelerator of the industrial Revolution, and the computer occupy different points along/ on the same trajectory of machine evolution?      

Wolfgang Schivelbusch