Trust me, there were LFE elements on the LCR, and on the boom track.... Though not a ton. (I.E. close ups of the train wheels with drive pistons pumping during the nightmare sequence.) That being said, there was not a ton, and in most cases, music was given impetus.
Though i haven't heard it, it could be that the bluray had some issues in the remaster for home. As i'm sure most are aware, most movies are re-mixed for home systems. Sometimes, the boom track is folded back into the mains, or drastically attenuated. Also, they compress just a little bit to restrict dynamic range, because of the limitations of most home systems, and if needed, bring out the dialog for intelligibility. (obviously most on this forum have very nice home theaters, but one must think of the lowest common denominator....)