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18th Sep '16 2:12:52 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* Tootle, the eponymous character from the ''Little Golden Books'' series is an aversion since the fact that he's a talking train is not really the point (the actual point is the story's "[[AnAesop Aesop]]" which depending on how you look at it has gone somewhat [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop out of fashion]] over the decades (and I stress "somewhat").
** Although, "The Little Red Caboose" (which is part of a train) from the same series is a somewhat (I repeat: somewhat) more straight example (because of its CrowningMomentOfAwesome... well, by the series' standards anyway).

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* ''Literature/LittleGoldenBooks'':
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Tootle, the eponymous character from the ''Little Golden Books'' series book of the same name is an aversion aversion, since the fact that he's a talking train is not really the point (the actual point is the story's "[[AnAesop Aesop]]" which which, depending on how you look at it it, has gone somewhat [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop out of fashion]] over the decades (and I stress "somewhat").
decades).
** Although, "The Little Red Caboose" (which is part of a train) from the same series is a somewhat (I repeat: somewhat) more straight example (because of its CrowningMomentOfAwesome... well, by the series' standards anyway).
8th Sep '16 12:56:42 AM jormis29
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* In ''Tormentum - Dark Sorrow'', you ride a [[http://www.n3rdabl3.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/tormentum5.jpg truly badass train]] that has the same [[Creator/HRGiger Giger]]-esque artstyle as the rest of the game.

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* In ''Tormentum - Dark Sorrow'', ''VideoGame/TormentumDarkSorrow'', you ride a [[http://www.n3rdabl3.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/tormentum5.jpg truly badass train]] that has the same [[Creator/HRGiger Giger]]-esque artstyle as the rest of the game.
27th Aug '16 5:12:47 PM nombretomado
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* The [[DisneyChannel Disney Junior]] animated show ''{{Chuggington}}''.

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* The [[DisneyChannel [[Creator/DisneyChannel Disney Junior]] animated show ''{{Chuggington}}''.
20th Jul '16 5:19:24 PM nombretomado
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* ChinaMieville's ''Literature/IronCouncil'' has the Perpetual Train, [[spoiler: later home of the titular council]] which was initially crawling along laying its own rails as the forefront of an expanding railway network - it has carriages containing everything needed to keep the community of workers building the lines alive and well fed, from an abattoir to a church. [[spoiler:It later goes rogue, and the Council organize its rails to be taken up behind it as they are laid ahead of it, so it essentially becomes a giant, moving LaResistance town.]]

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* ChinaMieville's Creator/ChinaMieville's ''Literature/IronCouncil'' has the Perpetual Train, [[spoiler: later home of the titular council]] which was initially crawling along laying its own rails as the forefront of an expanding railway network - it has carriages containing everything needed to keep the community of workers building the lines alive and well fed, from an abattoir to a church. [[spoiler:It later goes rogue, and the Council organize its rails to be taken up behind it as they are laid ahead of it, so it essentially becomes a giant, moving LaResistance town.]]
15th Jul '16 9:53:08 AM TimberRidge
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* The Woolfonts & Chickmarsh Railway in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' quite literally "runs on this trope:" it was created, ostensibly, as a community, heritage steam railway, microfranchised into an indispensable part of the national network, and relies on {{Retraux}} steam locomotives which look very "period" (modified ''Castle''-class, in fact), such as No. 1003, ''Master of Dilton,'' No. 1005, ''Lady Clare,'' and No. 1007, ''Countess of Freuchie'' but which were designed, internally, by Swiss DLM with assists from Dyson and Dyson and [[Series/TopGear James May]]. Local bigwigs the Duke of Taunton and Sir Thomas Douty are typical [[RailEnthusiast anoraks]] '''with money and connections.'''
25th Jun '16 11:11:04 AM nombretomado
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* The Search Engine of the [[TheOtherWiki WikiWorld]] from ''AHDotComTheSeries'', an enormous flying SteamPunk steam train that is the only way to find information in the gargantuan library.

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* The Search Engine of the [[TheOtherWiki WikiWorld]] from ''AHDotComTheSeries'', ''Script/AHDotComTheSeries'', an enormous flying SteamPunk steam train that is the only way to find information in the gargantuan library.
14th Jun '16 6:28:50 AM JapaneseTeeth
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* ''Anime/KabaneriOfTheIronFortress'' has the Hayajiros, a set of armored trains that comprise the only method of safe transport between the heavily fortified stations protect the populace from the ZombieApocalypse. Most of the action in the series takes place on or around them.
11th Jun '16 9:29:25 AM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/HolyUmbrella'' features the Pickle Express, an ocean-going train.
2nd Jun '16 8:09:53 PM PaulA
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* The Creator/HarryHarrison science fiction novel ''Wheelworld'' features an [[PlanetOfHats agricultural colony]] on a planet with very extreme seasons where the entire population of the colony escapes the brutal summers twice each (longer-than-Earth-normal) year by picking up and moving from one of the planet's poles to the other. This is done by jacking up the colony's main buildings on wheels, forming them up behind the colony's nuclear power plants (now transformed into enormous locomotives) and making the 12,000-mile trek to the other side of the planet. No tracks -- the "trains" run on roads -- but the effect is definitely train-like. (The book is actually the middle third of a trilogy called "To the Stars", but there are no trains or train-like things in the first and third books, ''Homeworld'' and ''Starworld''.)

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* The Creator/HarryHarrison science fiction novel ''Wheelworld'' ''Literature/{{Wheelworld}}'' features an [[PlanetOfHats agricultural colony]] on a planet with very extreme seasons where the entire population of the colony escapes the brutal summers twice each (longer-than-Earth-normal) year by picking up and moving from one of the planet's poles to the other. This is done by jacking up the colony's main buildings on wheels, forming them up behind the colony's nuclear power plants (now transformed into enormous locomotives) and making the 12,000-mile trek to the other side of the planet. No tracks -- the "trains" run on roads -- but the effect is definitely train-like. (The book is actually the middle third of a trilogy called "To the Stars", but there are no trains or train-like things in the first and third books, ''Homeworld'' and ''Starworld''.)
29th May '16 1:35:15 PM ultimomant
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* Anna from ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' uses a deck full of train monsters, which tend to be extremely ''huge'' and powerful.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'', Anna from ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' Kozuki uses a deck full of train monsters, which tend to be extremely ''huge'' and powerful.
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