Transport announcements

Transport announcements

Listen to some transport announcements to practise and improve your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.




The next train to arrive at Platform 2 is the 12.20 to Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Reading, Oxford and Bristol Parkway. Platform 2 for the 12.20 to Bristol. First class is in the rear carriage.


This is a platform announcement for passengers for the 12.20 service to Bristol Temple Meads. This train is delayed by approximately 8 minutes. The train will now depart from Platform 9. Passengers for the 12.20 train to Bristol, please make your way to Platform 9.


Passengers for Flight EB380 to Paris please make your way to Gate 13 for boarding. Gate 13 for flight EB380 to Paris. Please have your passports and boarding passes ready. Your flight is ready to board.


This is a London Underground service to Liverpool Street. The next station is Liverpool Street. Upon arrival, the first set of doors will not open. Customers in the first carriage, please move towards the rear doors to leave the train. The next station is Liverpool Street. Change here for Central Line, Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line and Metropolitan Line and Main Line Suburban rail services. Please mind the gap between the train and the platform. This train terminates at Redbridge.

Task 1

Task 2


Worksheet97.87 KB

Language level

Average: 4.1 (52 votes)

Submitted by Ibrahimyousef on Sat, 04/03/2023 - 11:51


I never travel by train and plane.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Tue, 07/02/2023 - 21:55


I travel by train to work from Monday to Friday every week.

Submitted by lylarv on Tue, 07/02/2023 - 01:05


I never traveled by plane or train.

Submitted by simoninez on Sun, 29/01/2023 - 14:00


Usually I travel by train two or three times a year for meet my family. Railways in my city are not good. Train are always late

Submitted by Abu23 on Mon, 19/12/2022 - 16:59


Sometimes i go on train to manchester for friend.

Submitted by Eman Samir on Sun, 20/11/2022 - 20:12


Unfortunately, I have never traveled abroad so I have never got on a plane. I traveled by train a lot when I was taking English classes in another city.

Profile picture for user doctormustafa42

Submitted by doctormustafa42 on Sun, 13/11/2022 - 13:53


I often travel by train especially when I go to Ankara which is the capital city of Turkey. I think, train is more comfortable than bus or plane also it's very cheap than others.

Submitted by Nandar Su Hlaing on Mon, 29/08/2022 - 10:46


I have never been travel by train. I have arrangement to travel by train but it's not sure. I prefer taking plane when I feel tired if I have to travel.

Submitted by mamalirezaenglish on Fri, 05/08/2022 - 16:09


I've traveled with train many times in my life, but I've traveled by train just once in my whole life.

I've traveled with plane many times because my school is in the istanbul but my family live in Ağrı. I've traveled by train never my whole life. maybe in the future.