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.

Preparation

Transcript

A

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.


B

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.


C

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.


D

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.

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Submitted by minh lộc on Wed, 08/01/2020 - 12:48

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i never travel by plane or train . But if i can go to trip , i will choose plane. Because i heard that moving by plane will be save time and convenience. Beside i can see the cities from the hight. i think it will be deeply specular and beautiful

Submitted by Maxim on Wed, 25/12/2019 - 12:48

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I prefer to travel by car. I think It's more reliable than a plain. I travel by plain if I doesn't have an other opportunity to move. Last time I flew by plane in 2018.
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Submitted by Mohamad-Altaha on Mon, 23/12/2019 - 19:18

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I always use the underground train.

Submitted by salehisalehi65 on Wed, 11/12/2019 - 06:07

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we have'nt a wide rail way service in our country and the existence service drive by diesel engine and cause of our rail deficiency its Cant move with more thsn 90 km per hour.... so traveling by train in my country irsn make you bored...

Submitted by f.agadr on Thu, 14/11/2019 - 10:45

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f.agadr I travel by plane and train at many times in the year.

Submitted by Maksmatt on Fri, 25/10/2019 - 12:15

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I travel by plane 2-3 times a year. I don't travel by train very much.

Submitted by ikmalzulkifli on Thu, 03/10/2019 - 07:48

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good good good ayy

Submitted by dunstanmaringai on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 08:21

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Nice pretty good

Submitted by Raqueline Monteiro on Thu, 12/09/2019 - 12:29

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Hi everyone! I have hardly ever traveled by train, but generally I have been travelling by airplane or bus. But, I prefer airplane, because is more faster than bus.