Frank Turner The Slow Train chords
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Great historical song lamenting the closure of many British railway stations during the 60s. Originally written and performed by Flanders & Swann. CAPO 5 Miller's Dale for Tideswell ... Kirby Muxloe ... Mow Cop and Scholar Green ... C Am Dm7 G No more will I go to Blandford Forum and Mortehoe C Am Dm7 G On the slow train from Midsomer Norton and Mumby Road. Em Am No churns, no porter, no cat on a seat Dm7 Bm E At Chorlton-cum-Hardy or Chester-le-Street. Am Dm7 We won't be meeting again G On the Slow Train. I'll travel no more from Littleton Badsey to Openshaw. At Long Stanton I'll stand well clear of the doors no more. No whitewashed pebbles, no Up and no Down From Formby Four Crosses to Dunstable Town. I won't be going again On the Slow Train. Em Dm7 On the Main Line and the Goods Siding G The grass grows high Em Dm7 At Dog Dyke, Tumby Woodside G And Trouble House Halt. The Sleepers sleep at Audlem and Ambergate. No passenger waits on Chittening platform or Cheslyn Hay. No one departs, no one arrives From Selby to Goole, from St Erth to St Ives. They've all passed out of our lives On the Slow Train, on the Slow Train. Cockermouth for Buttermere ... on the Slow Train, Armley Moor Arram ... Pye Hill and Somercotes ... on the Slow Train, Windmill End.