Books where trains play a central part in the plot

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7 Books in 1: The Railway Children, Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet, The Story of the Treasure-Seekers, The Would-Be-Goods, and The Enchanted Castle
1.  7 Books in 1: The Railway Children, Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet, The Story of the Treasure-Seekers, The Would-Be-Goods, and The Enchanted Castle by Edith Nesbit
£12.78   Used & New from: £6.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Harry Potter Hardback Box Set: Five Volumes
2.  Harry Potter Hardback Box Set: Five Volumes by J. K. Rowling
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Murder on the Orient Express (Poirot)
3.  Murder on the Orient Express (Poirot) by Agatha Christie
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Strangers On A Train
4.  Strangers On A Train by Patricia Highsmith
£7.19   Used & New from: £3.79
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

The Railway Man
5.  The Railway Man by Eric Lomax
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,117 customer reviews)

The Zero Train
6.  The Zero Train by Yuri Buida
£6.99   Used & New from: £4.18
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Parallel Lines: Or, Journeys on the Railway of Dreams
7.  Parallel Lines: Or, Journeys on the Railway of Dreams by Ian Marchant
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Strangers On  A Train (1951) [DVD]
8.  Strangers On A Train (1951) [DVD] DVD ~ Farley Granger
£5.21   Used & New from: £1.94
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Mr Majeika and the Ghost Train
9.  Mr Majeika and the Ghost Train by Humphrey Carpenter
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Perdido Street Station
10.  Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

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Trainspotting
11.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996]
12.  Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
£5.66   Used & New from: £0.78
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Stamboul Train (Vintage classics)
13.  Stamboul Train (Vintage classics) by Graham Greene
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Where Angels Fear to Tread (Penguin Modern Classics)
14.  Where Angels Fear to Tread (Penguin Modern Classics) by E. M. Forster
The list author says:
  "(ok, the train isn't that important to the plot, but there's some symbolism attached to it)"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Subway Art
15.  Subway Art by M. Cooper
Used & New from: £18.93
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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