Language issues

The trouble with having an international interest in railroads railways is what word to use.  Is it:

  • Railway or railroad
  • Shunt or switch
  • Coach or passenger car
  • Wagon or car
  • Van or boxcar
  • Tram or trolley….  and so on?

But when you see a sign like this!  Context is everything.  Understandable at the end of a passenger car, but not quite right when nailed to a station building…..

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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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