I've Been Working on the Railroad is an American folk song, published in 1894.

The Jukebox Band played the song in the first season episode, A Place Unlike Any Other, this version was sang by Grace Bass (Vaneese Thomas).

The Jukebox Band also played the song in, Tribute to JJ Silvers. Tex and Rex also sang an alternate version of the song, this version was sang by Tex and Rex (Alan Semok and Craig Marin).

Diesel 10 (Neil Crone) also sang an abbreviated version the song in Thomas and the Magic Railroad.


I've been working on the railway

all the live long day...

(Evil laughter)

Who wants to work the live long day, anyway?


  • The song is based after the American folk song "I've Been Working on the Railroad".

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