Trains and railroads are noisy, busy and well organized.
Train stations are frantic and bustling.
The tracks that run between yards are empty and lonely 99% of the time and then burst into life for a few minutes as the trains scramble or rumble or amble past.
Your challenge: craft a story around some aspect of railroads. Be creative. Be accurate, but most of all have fun.
A robbery or other crime takes place on a train.
Something important happens to someone meeting a train or coming into a station.
Westward expansion of the railroad historically.
One last thing – write this one as if it were for pay. Make every word count, especially the first paragraph hook.
Good writing luck.