Train Coloring Pages

A train is a set of vehicles on a railway. The ones that carry passengers are referred to as Coaches or Carriages. Some train rides are short and travel within a city. These are known as inter-city trains, like the subway train in New York City.

Other trains can take you long distances. On long-distance trains, you are able to get up and walk around, visit the dining car, or even sleep in your very own bed in the sleeping car.

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Quiz About Trains

What nickname was given to the Shinkansen high-speed trains of Japan because of their appearance and speed?

Answer: Bullet trains

What do you call a train driver?

Answer: Conductor

What are trains being fueled by today?

Answer: Electricity or diesel fuel

What type of train carries lumber, cattle, food, and coal?

Answer: A freight train

How many people rode on trains during the Great Depression?

Answer: 250,000

Interesting Facts About Trains

  • Trains are built to transport passengers or cargo along rail tracks.
  • There are all kinds of different trains that are built for a range of purposes and environments.
  • Trains can be powered by a variety of energy sources including steam, diesel, and electricity.
  • Early trains relied on ropes, horses, or gravity.
  • The use of steam locomotives developed through the 19th century before diesel and electric locomotives began to replace them in the 20th century.
  • Cargo trains are typically powered by a locomotive that pulls from the front.
  • Some trains have a second locomotive which helps by pushing from the back.


Train Quotes

  • “Be like a train; go in the rain, go in the sun, go in the storm, go in the dark tunnels! Be like a train; concentrate on your road and go with no hesitation!” — Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “Driving the train doesn’t set its course. The real job is laying the track.” — Ed Catmull
  • “The trains always arrive at your station. The question is which one to take?” — Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “It doesn’t matter which side of the tracks your from, the train still rolls the same.” — Robert M. Hensel
  • “The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton


Funny Train Jokes

What do you call a train that eats toffee?

Answer: A chew, chew train.

Why is the railroad angry?

Answer: Because people are always crossing it!

Why can’t the engineer be electrocuted?

Answer: Because he’s not a conductor!

Why can’t a steam locomotive sit down?

Answer: Because it has a tender behind

What wobbles when it flies?

Answer: A jellicopter!


Train Coloring Pages on Amazon

  • Trains Coloring Book: This Train Coloring Book brings the excitement, creativity, and terminology of trains in a fun way that also educates children.
  • Train Coloring — a Realistic Picture Coloring Book: Take a relaxing journey and immerse yourself in creative freedom as you transform realistic coloring pages into brilliant works of art in this unique adult coloring book.
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