Con­duc­tor: At­ten­tion down­town pas­sen­gers. The train that just left the sta­tion was ob­vi­ous­ly not your train.

–6 Train

Woman on cell: Hey, it’s the MTA who should be spanked!

–Rec­tor St.

Over­heard by: La­dle

Small girl to mom: I like this train sta­tion the best be­cause it has an el­e­va­tor, and you can see the whole world out­side. The whole wide beau­ti­ful world.

–Harlem Es­ca­la­tor, 1 Train

Over­heard by: Mark Brinker

Guy: I get all my in­for­ma­tion from sub­way ads.

–F Train

Over­heard by: Thom Co­hen

Woman, hear­ing gar­bled an­nounce­ment that E train is run­ning as an F: No! They are takin’ all my E trains!

–E Train

Over­heard by: I can has E train?

Crack­head: Make sure to take your news­pa­pers with you on the way out of the train. I’m hav­ing com­pa­ny over lat­er and I want it to look nice.

–Franklin Av­enue Shut­tle

Over­heard by: shut­tle rid­er