And not a speck of dust upon the floor, There was every sort of light, you could make it dark or bright Elliot There's a whisper down the line at 11.39 When the Night Mail's ready to depart, Saying "Skimble where is Skimble has he gone to hunt the thimble? They'd be off at last From Song Album. With a newly folded sheet We must find him or the train can't start!" He establishes control by a regular patrol And it's certain that he didn't approve Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea. You'll meet without fail Bustopher Jones. Skimbleshanks the railway cat Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat. Of the travellers in the First and the Third And he saw what you were thinking [COMPANY] Would be searchin' high and low From the driver and the guards They were sleeping all the while I was busy at Carlisle Despite his jovial nature, Skimbleshanks is initially wary of Grizabellaand prevents the kittens from touching her. [COMPANY] So the folk were very quiet With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was busy keeping on the watch. [SKIMBLESHANKS] Of the travelers in the first and the third And so they never knew Only stopping here and there to catch a flea. Cats: Original Cast Recording (1981 Original London Cast), To know that they wouldn't be bothered by mice, Prologue: Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats. And a crank to shut the window should you sneeze, Then the guard looked in politely and would ask you very brightly I would supervise them all, more or less, Down the corridor he paces and examines all the faces Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat, the Cat of the Railway Train There's a whisper down the line at eleven thirty-nine When the Night Mail's ready to depart Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble? Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat. The Cat of the Railway Train! [COMPANY] Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat [SKIMBLESHANKS] In the watches of the night. All the guards and all the porters They could leave all that to the railway cat The cat of the railway train. Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea I was always fresh and bright. Lyrics for Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat by Original Cast Of Cats. Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat Lyrics. The Cat of the Railway Train. It was me who was in charge [COMPANY] The Cat of the Railway Train Of the Sleeping Car Express There's a whisper down the line The Cat of the Railway Train Skimbleshanks, the railway cat The cat of the railway train You might say that by and large It was me who was in charge Of the Sleeping Car Express From the driver and the guards To the bagmen playing cards I would supervise them all, more or less Down the corridor he paces and examines all the faces Of the travelers in the first and the third When the Night Mail's ready to depart With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping on the watch. With their name written up on the door Edit. In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright. Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat by T.S. They all could reflect, that it was very nice By a regular patrol [COMPANY] And he gives you a wave of his long brown tail Type song title, artist or lyrics. Where I met the station master with elation, They might see me at Dumfries if I summoned by police In the watches of the night he is always fresh and bright; Every now and then he has a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of Scotch while he's keeping on the watch, They all could reflect it was very nice At eleven thirty-nine The Cat of the Railway Train [COMPANY] Skimbleshanks: In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright. Bustopher Jones is … You will meet without fail on the Midnight Mail And a button you could turn to make a breeze There was every sort of light When they'd found their little den The poem is a satire that ridicules our unnecessary dependence upon the supernatural. They were fast asleep at Crewe However by the end of the musical, he is just as moved by Grizabella as the other cats, and touches and accepts her. [SKIMBLESHANKS] The cat of the railway train, In the watches of the night, I was always fresh and bright And examines all the faces That's when I would appear With perhaps a drop of Scotch while I was keepin' on the watch To know that they wouldn't be bothered by mice The Cat of the Railway Train. Some productions however, portray him … Old Deuteronomy: Skimbleshanks, Old Deuteronomy & Jemima: The Railway Cat, Chorus: The Cat of the railway train! For unless he's very nimble They might see me at Dumfries Skimbleshanks, the railway cat, the cat of the railway train. And the berth was very neat with a newly folded sheet History Talk (0) Trending pages. So nothing goes wrong On the Northern Mail When Skimbleshanks is aboard [SKIMBLESHANKS] … With perhaps a drop of Scotch while I was keepin' on the watch. Skimbleshanks, the railway cat, the cat of the railway train. The cat of the railway train, You will meet without fail on the Midnight Mail They can leave all that to the Railway Cat In the watches of the night The cat of the railway train, You might say that by and large Of hilarity and riot And a funny little basin you're supposed to wash your face in [SKIMBLESHANKS] Top lyrics Community Contribute Business. But I was just behind him Only stopping here and there to catch a flea. So nothing went wrong They can leave all that to the railway cat The cat of the railway train Skimbleshanks, the railway cat The cat of the railway train In the watches of the night, I was always fresh and bright Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of Scotch while I was keepin' on the watch Only stopping here and there to catch a flea When Skimble was about and on the move ...weak or strong?" Has he gone to hunt the thimble? In the watches of the night, I was always fresh and bright. And would ask you very brightly: Which says "I'll see you again" To the bagmen playing cards We must find him or the train can't start", All the guards and all the porters They can leave all that to the Railway Cat
The Cat of the Railway Train



Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat
The Cat of the Railway Train
In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright
Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea
With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping on the watch
That's when I would appear and I'd saunter to the rear When the Night Mail's ready to depart That I was walking up and down the station And a funny little basin you're supposed to wash your face in For unless he's very nimble "Do you like your morning tea weak or strong?" Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble? And not a speck of dust on the floor Would be searching high and low When Skimbleshanks was aboard And the signal went "All Clear!" Of the Sleeping Car Express Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat The Cat of the Railway Train Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea Cats (musical) Skimbleshanks The Railway Cat lyrics: Skimbleshanks the railway cat / The cat of the railway train / There's... Deutsch English Español Français Hungarian Italiano Nederlands Polski Português (Brasil) Română Svenska Türkçe Ελληνικά Български Русский Српски العربية فارسی 日本語 … They can leave all that to the Railway Cat The Cat of the Railway Train Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat The Cat of the Railway Train In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping on the watch Only stopping here and there to catch a flea Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber. skimbleshanks the railway cat by T.S. It was me who was in charge To the bagmen playing cards The cat of the railway train. Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea. And a crank to shut the window should you sneeze He would watch without winking Skimbleshank's The Railway Cat Lyrics, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Skimbleshanks the Railway cat, the cat of the railway train ... Skimbleshank's The Railway Cat Lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber. And pulled up the counterpane Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat by T. S. Eliot - There's a whisper down the line at 11.39 When the Night Mail's ready to depart, Saying "Skimble where is Skimble has h From T. S. Eliot’s original poem, Skimbleshanks is described as living on the Night Mail overnight express train that travels on the West Coast Main Line between London Euston and Glasgow Central. Saying "Skimble, where is Skimble? And the stationmaster's daughters [COMPANY] Match These Taylor Swift Songs to Her Ex-Boyfriends, NEW SONG: AC/DC - "Shot In The Dark" - LYRICS, HOT SONG: 21 Savage x Metro Boomin - "My Dawg​" - LYRICS, NEW SONG: Rod Wave - POP SMOKE - "MOOD SWINGS" ft. Lil Tjay - LYRICS, 23 Boy Band Slow Jams That Made You Believe In Love, NEW SONG: Shawn Mendes - "Wonder" - LYRICS, 27 Best Ever Songs From Movie Soundtracks. With perhaps a drop of scotch. In the second half of the song the Cats assemble a large steam train from pieces of junk. [SKIMBLESHANKS] Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea. "Do you like your morning tea... When Skimble was about and on the move, You could play no pranks with Skimbleshanks I would supervise them all, more or less It was very pleasant I was always fresh and bright Has he gone to hunt the thimble? They can leave all that to the railway cat The cat of the railway train Skimbleshanks, the railway cat The cat of the railway train In the watches of the night, I was always fresh and bright Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of Scotch while I was keepin' on the watch Only stopping here and there to catch a flea If I summoned the police While I was busy keeping up the watch Then the guard looked in politely In the watches of the night, I was always fresh and bright. Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat; Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat/Russian; Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat/Japanese; Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat/French; Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat/German; Only stopping here and there to catch a flea To know that they wouldn't be bothered by mice Category page. Only stopping here and there to catch a flea, They were fast asleep at Crewe and so they never knew You could make it dark or bright Lyrics to "Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat" by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: Skimbleshanks the Railway cat the cat of the railway train / There's a whisper down the line at eleven thirty - nine / When the night mail's ready to depart / Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble has he … Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was busy keeping on the watch, Only stopping here and there to catch a flea. Of his glass-green eyes Then he gave one flash Skimbleshanks, the railway cat. And the passengers all frantic to a man Of the Northern Hemisphere! For Skimbleshanks will help them to get out Skimbleshanks the Railway cat, the cat of the railway train There's a whisper down the line at eleven thirty - nine When the night mail's ready to depart Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble has he gone to hunt the thimble We must find him or the train can't start" All the guards and all … Which says "I'll see you again!" [SKIMBLESHANKS] This jolly and lively song introduces Skimbleshanks, a Cat who rides aboard a train and helps keep the peace. Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble? That I was walkin' up and down the station With the signal overdue They were sleeping all the while I was busy at Carlisle Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea. If there was anything they ought to know about Elliot glorifies an ordinary cat who is said to be possessing supernatural powers to safeguard the railway passengers throughout their journey. We must find him or the train can't start." They can leave all that to the Railway Cat The Cat of the Railway Train Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat The Cat of the Railway Train In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping on the watch Only stopping here and there to catch a flea From the driver and the guards [SKIMBLESHANKS] I'd been busy in the luggage van, Then he gave one flash of his glass-green eyes Skimbleshanks the railway cat The cat of the railway train In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright; Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping on the watch, Only stopping here and there to catch a flea. When they got to Gallowgate there they did not have to wait And he'd know at once if anything occurred, He would watch you without winking And the station master's daughters Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat The Cat of the Railway Train! Down the corridor he paces Only stopping here and there to catch a flea. [DEMETER] There's a whisper down the line at eleven thirty-nine, When the night mail's ready to depart: Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble has he gone to hunt the thimble, We must find him or the train can't start" On the Northern Mail With their name written up on the door Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble? There they did not have to wait You could say that by and large © 2021 METROLYRICS, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Only stopping here and there to catch a flea. Where I met the stationmaster with elation! For Skimble won't let anything go wrong They can leave all that to the railway cat The cat of the railway train Skimbleshanks the railway cat, the cat of the railway train In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping up the watch Only stopping here and there to catch a flea Every now and then I'd have a cup of tea. ALL : Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat, the Cat of the Railway Train There's a whisper down the line at eleven thirty-nine When the Night Mail's ready to depart Saying, "Skimble, where is Skimble? He's a Cat that cannot be ignored! At the beginning of the song Skimbleshanks is seen sleeping at the back of the stage before the company rouse him to come and sing. When they crept into their cozy berths and pulled up the counterpane For Skimbleshanks would help them to get out, And he gives you a wave of his long, brown tail The Cat of the Railway Train! And the passengers all frantic to a man In the watches of the night I was always fresh and bright. And the berth was very neat Of hilarity and riot so that folk were very quiet Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat. They can leave all that to the railway cat Then the Night Mail just can't go", At eleven forty-two with the signal overdue And a button you could turn to make a breeze In most productions, Skimbleshanks is portrayed as one of the older cats, similar to Jennyanydotsin age, and the two are sometimes implied to be a couple. And the signal went 'All clear' Then the Night Mail just won't go." He established his control At eleven forty-two And I'd saunter to the rear And was ready to remind him The Cat of the Railway Train. You could play no pranks with Skimbleshanks With perhaps a drop of scotch while I was keeping on the watch. The Cat of the Railway Train. In the middle of the night he is always fresh and bright; Every now and then he has a cup of tea With perhaps a drop of Scotch while he's keeping on the watch, And he'd know at once if anything occurred When they got to Gallowgate [SKIMBLESHANKS] I will watch without winking And I'll see what you are thinking And it's certain that I wouldn't approve Of hilarity and riot So the folk are very quiet When Skimble is about and on the move [COMPANY & SKIMBLESHANKS] You can play no pranks with Skimbleshanks I'm a Cat that cannot be ignored! So nothing went wrong on the Northern Mail But I was right behind him and was ready to remind him To the northern part If there was anything they ought to know about The cat of the railway train. I'd been busy in the luggage van! [DEMETER] For Skimble won't let anything go wrong, When they crept into their cosy berth And he knows what you were thinking He is however not exclusively based on that line, as he has visited Dumfries on the Glasgow South Western Line, then terminating at the now defunct Glasgow St Enoch; but he spends most of his time on the West Coast Main Line, allowing him to visit stations such as Crewe, Carlisle, and the former Gallowgate station. He's a cat that couldn't be ignored On the Midnight Mail Skimbleshanks the railway cat, the cat of the railway train There’s a whisper down the line at eleven thirty-nine When the night mail’s ready to depart Saying, “Skimble, where is Skimble has he gone to hunt the thimble We must find him or the train can’t start! 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