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Discover Songs About Trains for Kids of All Ages

Trains are often the subject of American folk, country, and kids’ music, and there are hundreds—maybe thousands—of songs about trains, railroads, and “riding the rails.” How many can you think of?

Need help? This list from Wikipedia is a great reference!

Listen to Railroad Music by Award-Winning Songwriter James Coffey

One of our favorite musical artists who often sings about trains is James Coffey! Mr. Coffey has performed at the National Toy Train Museum, and his train songs are easy to find on YouTube.

Find More Train Music in Our Museum Shop!

The Museum Shop at the National Toy Train Museum stocks train music CDs from a variety of artists. Shop with us and support the TCA’s mission! Many of our most popular Gift Shop items are available to purchase online.

Want to Get on the Inside Track to Fun? Join Our TCA Youth Clubs!

Enjoying songs about trains is even more fun when you can share your enthusiasm with others. If you’re not yet a member of our TCA Kids Club (under age 13) or TCA Teens Club (ages 13-18), get your parents’ permission to sign up for free to experience more of the toy train collecting hobby and meet new friends!

When you join, you will receive a membership certificate, member card, and more.