Hobbies and Crafts

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Gift subscriptions

Genes Reunited gift subscription

Do you know someone interested in discovering their family history?

You can now buy a gift subscription to Genes Reunited so they can research their family tree.

Buy gift or redeem gift

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Trainspotting

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Graham

Graham Report 15 Feb 2014 14:51

Does anybody still do this these days? I know they prefer to be called rail enthuiasts now; but I don't think I've seen one :-S

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 15 Feb 2014 15:09

By all accounts they'll be having a lean time this week if they do. :-D

Graham

Graham Report 15 Feb 2014 15:31

They might be better off looking at the boats on the Somerset Levels ;-)

Graham

Graham Report 22 Feb 2014 11:07

Richard Trevithick drove the first steam train on rails on the 22nd of February 1804. The train full of passengars was watched by a crowd of people in Penydarren.

Susan

Susan Report 15 Mar 2014 18:22

Graham,
don't they still call them 'gricers' anymore - oh man I am out of touch :-D
Sue

Graham

Graham Report 15 Mar 2014 19:39

That a new one on me Sue. I've not heard of gricers before. You could be right though :-S

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 16 Mar 2014 13:56

I call them the "Anorak" people.

:-D