Engine, Engine, Number Nine, On the New York transit line, If my train goes off the track, Pick it up! Pick it up! Won't play the rock, … Engine, Engine, number 9 Going Down Chicago Line If the train goes off the track, Do you want your money back? It's related to a children's poem that is often recited while jump-roping. We be the outcast, Down for the settle. Pick it up! Pick it up! Engine, Engine Number 9, a Classic Train Song from Family Garden Trains™ Roger Miller wrote this song for his Third Time Out album. [Verse 3] Back on the scene, crispy n' clean Engine, engine, number nine On the New York transit line If my train goes off the track Pick it up! Back on the scene, Crispy and clean, You can try, But then why, Cause you can't intervene. Pick it up!