BEWARE RAIL ENTHUSIASTS DISEASE HIGHLY INFECTIOUS TO MALES OF ALL AGES
The sufferer becomes confused and bewildered when not near a railway.
Will be observed wandering around with blank expression, muttering strange words.
Rapid rise in temperature at sight of a train.
Behaviour then becomes erratic, much rushing about and waving of arms.
Foaming at the mouth is not unusual.
Is sometimes violent to non-believers.
The Patient spends much time and money at book and magazine shops.
Seems not to notice presence of 'Normal' people.
THE CONDITION IS NOT FATAL THE TREATMENT
Patient must be kept well supplied with items of railway interest.
Should be encouraged to go on steam tours and to open days where he can meet other victims of the illness and exchange ideas with them.
Friends and relations can aid recovery with free transport, free beer and meals.
In case of emergency contact your nearest preservation society.