1931 The Grand Punk Railroad: Local (1931 Donkōhen The Grand Punk Railroad 1931 鈍行編 The Grand Punk Railroad) is the second volume of the Baccano! light novel series and the first entry in the 1931 arc.
The place: America. The year: 1931. The setting: the transcontinental express train known as the "Flying Pussyfoot." Aboard the train are a gang aiming to make some extra cash, a group of revolutionary terrorists trying to recapture their leader, and a pair of thieves looking to meet up with an old friend in New York City. But drunk on the excitement of their departure, none of them are prepared for what awaits them on the rails...
|Color Insert 01||First-Class Compartment: Black Suits|
|Color Insert 02||Second-Class Compartment: White Suits|
|Color Insert 03||Third-Class Compartment: Ragtag Suits|
|Epilogue I||Epilogue I|
|Prologue I||Costumed Bandits|
|Prologue III||Terrorist Group|
|Prologue IV||Homicidal Maniacs|
|Prologue V||Before Boarding|
|Chapter||Local: The Man Who Wouldn't Cry|
- This novel has been adapted, to varying extents and degrees of faithfulness, by the 2007 Baccano! anime, the first manga, disc one of the first audio drama, and the 2008 NDS game.
- The title of the volume is a reference to the band Grand Funk Railroad.
Characters in Order of Appearance
- From Yen Press.