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The Musical Numbers, changes throughout the years.

1984

Act 1 Featured Characters
Overture (Instrumental)
Rolling Stock Greaseball and the Gang
Taunting Rusty Rusty, Greaseball, Gang
Call Me Rusty Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
Rusty, You Can't Be Serious Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
A Lotta Locomotion Dinah, Ashley, Buffy and Pearl
Pumping Iron Greaseball, Pearl, Ashley, Dinah, Buffy, 2nd and 3rd class Sleepers
Freight Pearl, Ashley, Dinah, Buffy, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, C.B., Dustin, Flat-Top
Entry of the National Engines National Engines and Marshals
AC/DC Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta and Company
Coda Freight The Company
Hitching and Switching The Company
Pearl, You've Been Honoured Purse, Pearl, Rusty
He Whistled at Me Pearl
Race: Heat One Greaseball and Dinah, Espresso and Buffy, Hashamoto and C.B.
That was Unfair Dinah, Greaseball, C.B.
There's Me C.B.
Poppa's Blues Poppa, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rusty
Belle the Sleeping Car Belle
Starlight Express Introduction Poppa, Rusty, Belle
Race: Heat Two Electra and Pearl, Weltschaft and Joule, Rusty and Belle
Boy, Boy, Boy Poppa, Rusty, Belle, Trucks
Race: Heat Three Poppa and Dustin, Turnov and Wrench, Bobo and Ashley
Laughing Stock The Company
Starlight Express Rusty
Act 2 Featured Characters
The Rap: Hey You! The Company
Pearl Twirl Greaseball, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy, Ashley
U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D. Dinah
Rolling Stock (Reprise) Dinah, Belle, Ashley and Buffy
C.B. C.B, Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta
Race: Uphill Final Electra and Dinah, Rusty and C.B., Greaseball and Pearl
I Was Robbed C.B., Rusty, Greaseball, Electra, Pearl, Gang
Right Place, Right Time Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III
I Am The Starlight Rusty, Starlight Express
Rusty and Dustin Rusty, Dustin
He Whistled at Me (Reprise) Dinah, Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Volta, Joule, C.B.
Race: Downhill Final Rusty and Dustin, Electra and C.B, Greaseball and Pearl
No Comeback Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta
One Rock & Roll Too Many Greaseball, C.B.
Only He (Has The Power to Move Me) Pearl, (Rusty)
Only You Pearl, Rusty
Light at the End of the Tunnel The Company
Light at the End of the Tunnel Finale The Company

1988

Some revisions imported from the Broadway production marked with *.

Act 1 Featured Characters
Overture (Instrumental)
Rolling Stock Greaseball and the Gang
Taunting Rusty Rusty, Greaseball, Gang
* Engine of Love Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
Rusty, You Can't Be Serious Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
A Lotta Locomotion Dinah, Ashley, Buffy and Pearl
Pumping Iron Greaseball, Pearl, Ashley, Dinah, Buffy, 2nd and 3rd class Sleepers
Freight Pearl, Ashley, Dinah, Buffy, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, C.B., Dustin, Flat-Top
Entry of the National Engines National Engines and Marshals
AC/DC Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta and Company
Coda Freight The Company
Hitching and Switching The Company
Pearl, You've Been Honoured Purse, Pearl, Rusty
* Make Up My Heart Pearl
Race: Heat One Greaseball and Dinah, Espresso and Buffy, Hashamoto and C.B.
That was Unfair Dinah, Greaseball, C.B.
There's Me C.B., Dinah
Poppa's Blues Poppa, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rusty
Belle the Sleeping Car Belle
Starlight Express Introduction Poppa, Rusty, Belle
Race: Heat Two Electra and Pearl, Weltschaft and Joule, Rusty and Belle
Boy, Boy, Boy Poppa, Rusty, Belle, Trucks
Race: Heat Three Poppa and Dustin, Turnov and Wrench, Bobo and Ashley
Laughing Stock The Company
Starlight Express Rusty
Act 2 Featured Characters
The Rap: Hey You! The Company
Pearl Twirl Greaseball, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy, Ashley
U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D. Dinah
Rolling Stock (Reprise) Dinah, Belle, Ashley and Buffy
C.B. C.B, Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta
Race: Uphill Final Electra and Dinah, Rusty and C.B., Greaseball and Pearl
I Was Robbed C.B., Rusty, Greaseball, Electra, Pearl, Gang
Right Place, Right Time Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III
I Am The Starlight Rusty, Starlight Express
Rusty and Dustin Rusty, Dustin
He Whistled at Me (Reprise) Dinah, Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Volta, Joule, C.B.
Race: Downhill Final Rusty and Dustin, Electra and C.B, Greaseball and Pearl
No Comeback Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta
One Rock & Roll Too Many Greaseball, C.B.
* Only You Pearl, Rusty
Light at the End of the Tunnel The Company
Light at the End of the Tunnel Finale The Company


1992 - The New Starlight Express

November 1992, the show was extensively re-written, shortened, and updated.

Act 1 Featured Characters
Entry of the National Engines Bobo, Espresso, Ruhrgold, Turnov, Nintendo, Prince of Wales, Greaseball and Gang.
Rolling Stock Greaseball, Nationals, Gang
Taunting Rusty Rusty, Greaseball, Gang
Call Me Rusty Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
Rusty Can't Be Serious Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
A Lotta Locomotion Dinah, Ashley, Buffy and Pearl
* He'll Whistle At Me Dinah, Ashley, Buffy and Pearl
Freight Pearl, Ashley, Dinah, Buffy, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Dustin, Flat-Top
AC/DC Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Joule, Volta and Company
Pumping Iron Greaseball, Coaches, Joule, Volta, Wrench.
Coda Freight The Company
* Crazy Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Ashley, Buffy
Pearl, You've Been Honoured Purse, Pearl, Rusty
Make Up My Heart Pearl
Race: Heat One Greaseball and Dinah, Electra and Pearl, Nintendo and Krupp, Espresso and Buffy
Poppa's Blues Poppa, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rusty
Rusty Why You Looking Sad Poppa, Rusty, Freight
Race: Heat Two Bobo and Ashley, Ruhrgold and Joule, Turnov and Wrench, Poppa and Dustin
Laughing Stock The Company
Starlight Express Rusty
Act 2 Featured Characters
* The Rap: Check It Out, Can You Believe This? The Company
Pearl Twirl Greaseball, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy, Ashley
U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D. Dinah, Ashley, Buffy
Rolling Stock (Reprise) Dinah, Ashley, Buffy
Dinah, You're Honoured Dinah, Ashley, Buffy, Purse
Race: Uphill Final Electra and Dinah, Greaseball and Pearl, Bobo and Ashley, Rusty and Buffy
I Was Robbed Rusty, Greaseball, Electra, Pearl, Gang
Right Place, Right Time Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III
I Am The Starlight Rusty, Starlight Express
Rusty and Dustin Rusty, Dustin
He Whistled at Me (Reprise) Dinah, Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Purse, Volta, Joule, Buffy
Race: Downhill Final Electra and Buffy, Greaseball and Pearl, Bobo and Ashley, Rusty and Dustin
One Rock & Roll Too Many Greaseball, Electra
* Next Time You Fall In Love Pearl, Rusty
Rusty King of the Track Poppa, Company
Light at the End of the Tunnel The Company
* Megamix The Company

Programmes from late 1992/early 1993 list Coda Freight between AC/DC and Pumping Iron, which may be a copyedit error.

He'll Whistle At Me was cut in 1997.

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