I wouldn't go looking for problems that aren't there - this has a considerable impact. It deserves to be printed big. Very big.
Overall you've done well for someone just starting out. I generally print out a copy in B&W and then make notes on it as to what might be improved. So here immediately the subject can be divided into two major elements: the darker moving train going coming from the skyline in the distance and then the bleached out dry landscape with straw colored grass and whitened rocks at the ides of the track.
Do you have a program that you can edit your pictures in? This is important as one might want to make local adjustments to one picture, or else combine certain elements from one picture and others from a second picture of the same scene. Since the land is not moving, first take the picture of the train and then using the same camera position photograph the landscape, under-exposing a little to increase the richness of the colors.
Make sure the camera is set to take Raw and JPG as down the road you'll want to rework the best images using RAW processing software. You might want to use Adobe Lightroom or Apple's Aperture Pro, or use layers in either GIMP, (that's free) or else Adobe Photoshop.
According to how you choose to process the images, we can discuss how to use the information from the kinds images you make.
I look forward to seeing your results.Robert,
Thank you for the comments. I agree with the creative angle. This is a pretty blah intersection, and was more of an opportunistic shot than one planned out. I am going to go to some other locations along this track and different times of day to see if I can't come up with something more interesting. Thank you again.