Just in-case you were wondering what it is like to live right by the railway line, I have included this little 1 minute video. The trains are noisy, but they don't last very long, and are not too frequent. Of course, inside the house is a lot quieter than out in the backyard!
(45 Minutes at 56k dial-up)
(5 Minutes at 512k)
(Lots quicker on decent connections!)