Frank Turner – The Slow Train chords

Cover by Frank Turner of the nostalgic Flanders & Swann song about the closure of 
the train lines in 60s Britain.


Intro: C   Am

Miller's Dale for Tideswell ...
Kirby Muxloe ...
Mow Cop and Scholar Green ...

C Am Dm7 GNo more will I go to Blandford Forum and Mortehoe
C Am Dm7 GOn 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 Dm7We won't be meeting again
GOn 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 AmOn the Main Line and the Goods Siding
GThe grass grows high
Em AmAt Dog Dyke, Tumby Woodside
GAnd 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.
C Am GCockermouth for Buttermere ... on the Slow Train,
C AmArmley Moor Arram ...
C Am GPye Hill and Somercotes ... on the Slow Train,
CWindmill End.
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