Our chat rooms are family friendly and open for all to enjoy.  We ask that you follow these simple rules.

We ask that...

  • Be polite and respectful
  • Please use English, we need a single language to be able to understand each other. Solo inglés por favor, Apenas Inglês por favor, Только на английском, пожалуйста,
    Tylko po angielsku proszę. If you’re not fluent, use a translator such as Google Translate: https://translate.google.com
  • Don’t post in ALL CAPS or use excessive emojis, letters or characters.
  • Don’t discuss politics, religion, race, sex, violence, disturbing details about train or vehicle accidents, or anything like that. We try to be mindful of any children who may be watching.
  • Don’t use the terms “foamer” or “foaming” in your comments or your username. Many railfans find them derogatory and offensive.
  • The conversation here is trains, and please remember that it needs to come first.
  • Please keep personal details out of the chat. Remember, you are sharing information with hundreds of people, not just those directly involved in the chat.
  • Don’t ask to become a moderator. It’s earned. If we’re interested in your assistance, we will contact you.
  • Please don’t use our chats to seek attention, stand on your soapbox, or criticize other people’s presences or contributions
  • Just be nice, it’s amazing what happens when we’re all nice to each other.


  • Inappropriate usernames
  • Profanity
  • Coming into chat for the sole purpose of asking for subscriptions (subs) or to blatantly promote your channel
  • Being intentionally disruptive, creating arguments or any other jerk-like behavior
  • Not following the moderators’ instructions