Friday Funny: Train Junkies Start Young

Our ongoing efforts to identify the world's biggest transit freaks got a boost last week from The Onion, who documented the travails of 3-year-old train junkie Logan Gunter.

"After experiencing the intoxicating, extreme high of watching a 56-car freight train pass before his eyes last week, 3-year-old junkie Logan Gunter reportedly became instantly hooked on looking at rail transport, demanding to be taken to railroad crossings at all times of day in an effort to achieve the same exhilarating euphoria."

“Just give me a little train, that’s it. Two cars, I’ll take two cars. Or just one caboose, okay? Come on, you’ve gotta help me out here.”

If he aims high, Logan may one day be eligible to join our illustrious list of transit fanatics.  

Full Story: Toddler Junkie Immediately Hooked On Looking At Trains After First Exhilarating High

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