This Train is my Life

'Distant lights from the wrong side of the tracks'
The wrong side of the tracks is a term meaning someone who comes from a bad or less prosperous part of town. The phrase arose because train tracks would often delimit neighbourhood boundaries, particularly where there was a racial divide.


  1. Hi, does anyone know what the line 'You & I are movie rich' means?

  2. I'd always interpreted that to perhaps mean: "We are wealthy as Film Stars..."?

    1. I took it as they watched A LOT of movies on those long train rides. Thus they are "movie rich."


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