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Which metro train sounds the best /n/? Post a pic of your favorite together with a vid for the sounds.

Pic related is mine, the Amsterdam M4/S3 series, built by CAF in 1996. https://hooktube.com/watch?v=suuUQbZ11CU
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This Thread is my shit
TW6000 from my hometown:
https://youtu.be/o0NnIcyzHWE

My favourite, Hamburg Hochbahn's DT4 (meh sound quality):
https://youtu.be/Iw6nhW9Xugw
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>>1150135
Forgot the most famous of them all, Siemens' ES64U2 "Taurus":
https://youtu.be/vxOUdp903UE

It's a Dorian scale in d major
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>>1150137
Slippery Taurus best Taurus.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRf30pVGMp4
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>>1150135
Hamburg wins it so far. I've seen few years ago much better video from outside of the train in some station with very good acoustics.

One 11 years old classic video, from the stone age of Youtube, metro in Genoa:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8zs0u5EohI
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbM3aAE-OmE

not a train sound but good nonetheless.
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>>1150370
Quality

Prague metro Siemens M1 departure sound is pure sex:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmL3Va0wQuM
Arrival ain't bad either on account of the regenerative brakes
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The elegant, very metro-ish sound of Berlin S-Bahn baureihe 481: https://hooktube.com/watch?v=5Ap5m_3PVBc

>>1150135
Love that raw sound of the DT4, nicely in the middle between the warm sounds of a 1930s electric motor and the singing of a 21 century one.

>>1150204
really cool!!
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>>1150370
decent.
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>>1150137
>>1150155
By what means and for what purpose is that music generated?
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>>1150500
those trains look like they are made of plastic.

NYC has undisputedly the best transit sounds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsJgD5B6l9o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwnQ-T-JFWo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pAZFCVPKz8
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>>1150613
Marvelous, they look and sound like discarded tin cans
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yw5NDHBlv0

Maybe its just nostalgia but I absolutely love this sound.
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>>1150618
Those aren't even the worst offenders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nDyYLQv7gY
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qUSIEYA1EY
0:43 seconds
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GslzUJTF2h4
this shit gets me hard
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>>1150155
is this just the designers making a joke? why the music?
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>>1150608
It's the trains' power inverter that is activated by the three-phase induction motor. It is the frequency of the current which is increased step by step.

A friend who works at Siemens told me they once modified one of these trains to play a whole melody when accelerating.

Almost like this one:
https://youtu.be/iMYqWHnE9ww

>>1150613
*autistic screeching*
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>>1150975
The class 403 has a maintenance-only program that plays the german national anthem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV2E66JNKpU
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Zagreb commuter rail, old and new model

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vyFsGeAT-0


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9FyUQv5XU
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Everything about this one makes me laugh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OucTrXODyik
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>>1151811
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vyFsGeAT-0

why are they all covered in graffiti? do the rail operators not give a shit
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVV_Y9kcliU
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hear this every day
https://youtu.be/L0xdqLSDrdg
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>>1152900
It's already a decades old tradition (and no, not much of a shit is given)
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>>1149932
Good thread, nice sound engines posted so far.

Post the ones from germany, berlin:

Tram:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_ua7eiPIJQ

Metro type1(older model):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KaRapyRwxA


Metro type2(newer model):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daz-rgE-eAI

Normal Subway:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ud34ObX5xuk

Bonus: signal audio when arriving the terminal station:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-SoXbuf6yM
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>>1153277
Not too impressed with the sound of the tram, sounds like an ugly police siren every time it starts.
I like the sound of the Combino much better:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8-_n4gyR0M

Metro is pretty nice.

I wouldn't call S-Bahn a subway, it's clearly a suburban railway. Sounds pretty cool.
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>>1153419
S-Bahn in Berlin is different. It mostly serves the city, not the surrounding settlements, and is comparable to a system like the Chicago L.

Still, the stations are usually much further apart than in a run of the mill metro system.
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>>1149932
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWEexwZSXF8

Vancouver Skytrain Mk 1.

I took one of these to New Westminster and had a great drink.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nPDxZaBE3M
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>>1154990
>3 different liveries
making a choice ain't easy huh
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https://youtu.be/DgmfsQd3itI
definitely not the most beautiful or elegant but listening to the phase change in person is so satisfying.
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>>1155965
Why do you Americans have the need to plaster your flag over everything? There was one on every single carriage.
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>>1156007
why does it matter
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>>1156007
Because it's a government service.
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>>1156102
It already has the corresponding agency's logo on it.
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>>1150618
>>1150681

Laugh all you want, but show me a European rapid transit system with quad-tracked mainlines and two sets of platforms per line per station for local/express service and I'll eat my hat. Nobody cares about how rattly the trains are when it takes you ~10 minutes to get from lower Manhattan to the UES/UWS.
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>>1156115
fat
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>>1156007
>implying you wouldn't if you were American




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