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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
This Thread is my shit
TW6000 from my hometown:

My favourite, Hamburg Hochbahn's DT4 (meh sound quality):
Forgot the most famous of them all, Siemens' ES64U2 "Taurus":

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

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:

not a train sound but good nonetheless.

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

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.

really cool!!
By what means and for what purpose is that music generated?
those trains look like they are made of plastic.

NYC has undisputedly the best transit sounds


Marvelous, they look and sound like discarded tin cans

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

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this shit gets me hard
is this just the designers making a joke? why the music?
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:

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


Everything about this one makes me laugh

why are they all covered in graffiti? do the rail operators not give a shit
hear this every day
It's already a decades old tradition (and no, not much of a shit is given)
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Good thread, nice sound engines posted so far.

Post the ones from germany, berlin:


Metro type1(older model):


Metro type2(newer model):


Normal Subway:


Bonus: signal audio when arriving the terminal station:

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:

Metro is pretty nice.

I wouldn't call S-Bahn a subway, it's clearly a suburban railway. Sounds pretty cool.
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.

Vancouver Skytrain Mk 1.

I took one of these to New Westminster and had a great drink.
>3 different liveries
making a choice ain't easy huh
definitely not the most beautiful or elegant but listening to the phase change in person is so satisfying.
Why do you Americans have the need to plaster your flag over everything? There was one on every single carriage.
why does it matter
Because it's a government service.
It already has the corresponding agency's logo on it.

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.
>implying you wouldn't if you were American

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