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From Trainspotting (film): Legacy comes: The cryptic film title is a reference to a scene (not included in the film) in the original book, where Begbie and Renton meet 'an auld drunkard' who turns out to be Begbie's estranged father, in the disused Leith Central railway station, which they are using as a toilet. He asks them if they are "trainspottin'." ...


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TRANSPOTTING Originally it refers to the hobby of spotting and keep track of trains. CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARY: TRAINSPOTTING - the activity of watching trains and writing down the numbers that each railway engine has http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/trainspotting In a wider sense, trainspotter might refer to someone who is obsessed with ...



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