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The Gone Dead Train
WriterJacqueline Hoyt
DirectorAlec Smight
Original AirdateApril 30, 2009
Previous Episode: If I Had a Hammer...
Next Episode: Hog Heaven

The Gone Dead Train is the twenty-second episode in season nine of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.


Dr. Robbins determines that a number of unsolved deaths are actually from rabies, and that they are connected to a tattoo parlor and a former medical examiner from Reno who runs it.


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Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • David Berman as David Phillips
  • Liz Vassey as Wendy Simms
  • Alex Carter as Detective Louis Vartann
  • Jere Burns as Dr. Jack Shaw
  • Michele Greene as Sue Schiff
  • Sam Horrigan as Eric Tobin
  • Cristin Michelle as Kayla Nootens
  • Caryn Mower as Mrs. Darla Kelly
  • Danielle Nicolet as Rhonda
  • Stacey Oristano as Diana
  • Ray Porter as Carl Van Goe
  • Rey Valentin as Elvis Rodriguez
  • Tony Collucci as Leeland Jacobs (uncredited)


  • Dead Shrimp Blues by Robert Johnson
  • Baby Brother by The White Stripes
  • The Gone Dead Train by King Solomon Hill


  • Before Ray picks up the insulin bottle, the doctor's name is listed as Dr. Lindsay. After Ray picks up the bottle and the camera zooms in on the label, the label shows Dr. Shaw instead.


  • "The Dead Gone Train" is the title of a blues song recorded by King Solomon Hill in or around 1932.

See Also

CSI:Las Vegas Season 9
For WarrickThe Happy PlaceArt Imitates LifeLet It BleedLeave Out All The RestSay UncleWoulda, Coulda, ShouldaYoung Man with a Horn19 Down...One to GoThe Grave ShiftDisarmed and DangerousDeep Fried and Minty FreshMiscarriage of JusticeKill Me If You CanTurn, Turn, TurnNo Way OutMascaraThe Descent of ManA Space OddityIf I Had a Hammer...The Gone Dead TrainHog HeavenAll In