Voices of the Train: Meet the Announcers Behind America's Transit Systems

Ever wondered who the announcers are for some of the largest transit lines in the United States?

Every day, millions of Americans take public transportation to get to their destinations. The fluidity of these systems rely not only on sturdy tracks and solid trains, but also on pre-recorded announcements from faceless conductors, letting passengers know the stop, the direction of the train, and of course, that doors are closing.

Christopher Andrews compiled a list and videos of these transit voices from various metropolitan areas, some automated, and some prerecorded, in a post on Motherboard.

Full Story: Who Is the Voice Behind Your City's Public Transit Announcements?


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