I Listen To The Trains At Night

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    There Has Always Been A Train.

    Every city I have lived in, I can always hear a train softly in the distance. I suppose it's almost a lullaby to me by now. I never realized what a comfort it is to hear them until traveling to a place where I could not.
    freemre freemre
    26-30, F
    Nov 15, 2013

    They Put Me To Sleep

    Trains seem to be able to put me to sleep. I grew up listening to them. So, I am so used to them. I love to hear them at night. I don't know how people can't stand the sound of a train. I just love that sound so much.
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    Mar 11, 2011

    Good-bye And Good Night

    It seems I have been able to hear a distant train traveling at night, no matter where I've  lived.  There's something about the whistle..the traveling codes Breaking  signals, switching track signals. There's a guy at the helm and he's going on through the towns, around the...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    Lying in bed... Awake.

    Always listening for that sound. The London Underground train that goes through the neighbourhood. A classic childhood reminder. Every night the window open and I can hear the clacking wheels and clanking train as it makes it's way through the dark. Classic
    Skottiesennheiser Skottiesennheiser
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 7, 2014
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