in (one's) train(redirected from in someone's train)
in (one's) train
old-fashioned In pursuit of one; following closely behind one. They were forced to flee the country in their benefactor's train, facing persecution at home and having no resources of their own abroad.
In motion or in progress; currently being prepared, processed, or dealt with. The article, which featured allegations from over a dozen ex-employees, set in train a series of lawsuits, firings, and investigations against business leaders accused of violating numerous tax codes. As construction is already in train, there is no point protesting against it.
in train(of arrangements) in progress; being proceeded with.
2005 Architectural Review ‘China's New Dawn: an Architectural Transformation’ is a mainly pictorial survey of some 50 projects, recently completed or in train.