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2nd Dec '17 10:00:19 PM foxley
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* In ''Film/BreakheartPass'', a train with medical supplies and small U.S. Army unit is heading through Rocky mountains towards plagued Fort Humboldt. Among its passengers are the territory governor, a priest, a doctor and U.S. Marshal with his prisoner, John Deakin. However, nothing on that train is what it seems.
13th Oct '17 9:17:47 AM ProfessorDetective
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* ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'''s "Pussyfoot Express" plotline has several criminal plans [[CollidingCriminalConspiracies clashing at each other]], most of which occurs--wait for it--on a train.
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' has more than one case settle in the train. Also an important arc called "Mystery Train".
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' has a terrorist attack inside a train in the early stories. Too bad for him that Ed and Al are on board.
* ''Manga/SoulEater'': episode 30 of the anime, "The Red Hot Runaway Express". Kid, Patty and Liz have to board the speeding train and fight an enemy on board for possession of a magical artifact, while a third party outside is fighting both sides.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'''s "Pussyfoot Express" "The Grand Punk Railroad " plotline has several criminal plans [[CollidingCriminalConspiracies clashing at each other]], most of which occurs--wait for it--on a train.
the trans-conntenetal express train, ''The Flying Pussyfoot''.
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' has more than one case settle in the settled on a train. Also Also, an important arc called "Mystery Train".
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' has a terrorist attack inside on a train in the early stories. Too bad for him that Ed and Al are on board.
* ''Manga/SoulEater'': episode 30 of the anime, "The Red Hot Runaway Express". Kid, Patty Patty, and Liz have to board the speeding train and fight an enemy on board for possession of a magical artifact, while a third party outside is fighting both sides.
9th Oct '17 10:26:38 AM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/AHatInTime'': These seem to be the entirety of [[WriteWhatYouKnow the Conductor's]] creative output. All thrillers, all of them with/on trains. They still win awards year after year, however, so it's worked out well for him.
29th Apr '17 11:31:08 AM nombretomado
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%%* TimothyZahn's ''Literature/QuadrailSeries'' is this setting [[InSpace IIIN SPAAAACE!]]

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%%* TimothyZahn's Creator/TimothyZahn's ''Literature/QuadrailSeries'' is this setting [[InSpace IIIN SPAAAACE!]]
9th Apr '17 11:16:57 AM nombretomado
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* The ''RubyGloom 2''-parter "Last Train to Gloomsville" parodies just about every train-thriller cliche to the max.

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* The ''RubyGloom ''WesternAnimation/RubyGloom 2''-parter "Last Train to Gloomsville" parodies just about every train-thriller cliche to the max.
24th Feb '17 8:51:42 AM TonyG
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* The ''WesternAnimation/MrMagoo'' cartoon "Magoo's Express", where he ends up in possession of an experimental explosive [[ExplosiveCigar shaped like a cigar]] and is targeted by Eastern Bloc spies.
20th Feb '17 1:51:13 AM jormis29
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* TSR's ''Top Secret'', adventure [=TS005=] ''Operation: Orient Express''. A set of espionage adventures that occur on the famous title train.

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* TSR's ''Top Secret'', ''TabletopGame/TopSecret'', adventure [=TS005=] ''Operation: Orient Express''. A set of espionage adventures that occur on the famous title train.
22nd Jan '17 3:44:06 PM foxley
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* ''Series/{{CSI}}'': "73 Seconds" is this trope in miniature, as the team investigate a murder that took play on a tram moving between two casinos; with the entire journey taking [[TitleDrop 73 seconds]], so the killer had to be in the car.
16th Jan '17 7:03:00 PM PaulA
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* The 1946 ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' film ''Terror By Night'' has the detective solving a case of murder and a theft of an priceless diamond in a train. The film was touted with the TagLine "One Way Ticket To ''DEATH!''"

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* The 1946 ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' film ''Terror By Night'' ''Film/TerrorByNight'' has the detective solving a case of murder and a theft of an priceless diamond in a train. The film was touted with the TagLine "One Way Ticket To ''DEATH!''"
11th Dec '16 12:39:19 AM foxley
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* ''Series/MissFishersMurderMysteries: "Murder on the Ballarat Train" opens with Phyrne and Dot taking a journey on the Ballarat train that is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOntheTin interrupted by a murder]]. A large part of the episode is spent on the train before the action returns to Melbourne.

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* ''Series/MissFishersMurderMysteries: ''Series/MissFishersMurderMysteries'': "Murder on the Ballarat Train" opens with Phyrne and Dot taking a journey on the Ballarat train that is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOntheTin interrupted by a murder]]. A large part of the episode is spent on the train before the action returns to Melbourne.
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