Short stories tagged with Trains.
Listing 17 stories.
A 36-year-old Irish man indulges in his usual routine voyage from Boyle to Sligo via train, enjoying himself and his rituals, until an unsettling encounter throws his entire day off-kilter.
In a future Boston, a passenger train disappears from a subway system so complex the system creates a second dimension. Government officials work to retrieve the missing car, but struggle to solve the impossible mathematic equations the system created.
On a trip through Europe, an old man grapples with his terminal illness and finds himself increasingly disappointed by his current lover and missing his old flame.
A young, energetic clockwork marionette joins the carnival to find her absent mother and learns about love, death, and forgiveness when she raises her own son.
In India, woman in an unhappy marriage is caught in a train hijack with her husband. However, when a young boy on the train presents her with an escape plan, she begins to question her purpose.
A motley crew of hobos jump between trains and travel through various towns in search of jobs and learn the importance of companionship amidst hardships.
A money-loving-seven-year-old travels to his grandpa's house with his family, only to unknowingly become involved in the crooked business of his uncle.
A Manhattan businessman is stalked by his former secretary and one-night stand on a train ride home.
An elderly couple takes a vacation to Florida to celebrate their anniversary. An unexpected encounter with a former beau leads to a week of hijinks and humorous miscommunications.
While working to keep oranges cool on a train, a young boy sees a person hiding among the oranges.