Lines, tracks: a communal or generally accepted direction, habitual pathways of thought or action; rigidly fixed to certain attitudes or way of life, inflexibility. Station: moving towards something new, changing scenes, i.e. from family to work environment, leaving something behind—a relationship, one’s youth, one’s ability to change, effort to get somewhere in life or experience something new. Engine: the energy which takes us through life; libido. Carriages: the compartments of our life. Train journey: the aspect of our journey through life which has connections with other people and has a predetermined end, limiting our individual will; journey into self awareness; can refer to ageing and death, especially where there is a feeling of “departing’ or ‘time of departure’; the train of thought or experiences which carry us through life. Leaving someone behind, being left behind, feelings about loss of spouse; or breakup of relationship. Missing train: feeling left out of opportunity; sense of inadequacy; held back by one’s own hesitations; hidden desire to avoid change or to make one’s individual journey. Idioms: go off the rails; lose track of something; make tracks for, on somebody’s track. See airport; ticket. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- A railway in a dream signifies the way we wish to go in life. We can take a way forward and can make informed choices.
A single track suggests that there Is only one way to go, whereas a multiple track suggests many more opportunities.
2- Psychologically; a railway suggests the idea of keeping to one goal (which may be a group one) and being single-minded about it. One early symbolism of the railway was the facility of being able to ignore obstacles, to go round, through or over anything which stood in the way.
3- Spiritually, the railway suggests a chosen direction which is usually fairly straightforward.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, a railway points to the idea of keeping to one goal (which may be a group one) and being single-minded about it. One early symbolism of the railway was the facility of being able to ignore obstacles, to go round, through or over anything that stood in the way. Seeing the points on a railway line change would signify a change of direction.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A frequent dream symbol. Changes in the present life situation. At the train station, we often find out where our life’s journey is taking us. Also an image of rushing (“It’s high time”). Waiting for something or “being thrown off-track.”
The conductor might be a symbol for our better- informed self. Is the train coming, are we on the right train, where and to which train are we changing, the waiting room: all these symbols can easily be a reflection of our own emotional situation.
In depth psychology, the train represents our unconscious, which is trying to get us on the right “track.”... Little Giant Encyclopedia