List of railfans

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This is a list of notable railfans, ordered alphabetically by surname or by first name in the case of royalty:

Fictional Railfans[edit]


  1. ^ "Swiss Gotthard Line". Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  2. ^ a b See also: Model Railroder Magazine, issue December 2007
  3. ^ McGrath, Nick. "Dan Aykroyd's Travelling Life". The Telegraph (UK). Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Answers for young people - Tim Berners-Lee". World Wide Web Consortium. Retrieved 2009-05-28.
  5. ^ Described by Barack Obama as "America's number one rail fan". "Obama feels the need for speed". Wall Street Journal. 2009-04-16.
  6. ^ "Discover Madison and Amqui Station". Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2007-03-14.
  7. ^ "The Online Internet Site for Information on Dr. Demento music, songs, lyrics and chat". Retrieved 2007-03-14.
  8. ^ "A Legend In Our Own Time". Archived from the original on 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2007-03-14.
  9. ^ a b Isaacs, Victor (August 2005), "More famous timetable collectors" (PDF), The Times: a journal of transport timetable history and analysis: 7, archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-04-09, retrieved 2007-03-14.
  10. ^ "The Old 97's ride new track". Retrieved 2007-03-14.
  11. ^ Crandall, Bill (2001-04-05). "The Old 97's Ride On". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-03-14.
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  13. ^ Jenkins, Simon (2007-02-28). "The turbo-Thatcherites can't see the limits of privatisation". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-03-14..
  14. ^ Judt, Tony (2010-03-11). "In Love with Trains". The New York Review of Books. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  15. ^ Omarzu, Tim (2006-11-23). "Lasseter's locomotive". Sonoma Valley Sun. Retrieved 2007-03-15.[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ See Quruli.
  17. ^ Mandy Patinkin - Miscellany
  18. ^ "search suggested by Google". Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  19. ^ "Train car Obama said to be using has long presidential pedigree". Baltimore Sun. 2009-01-16. Harry S. Truman was another rail fan president, who often liked to climb into the locomotive cab and hold the throttle, pull the whistle cord for grade crossings, all the while keeping the speedometer at a steady 80 mph.[permanent dead link]

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