Conductor: Put your purse inside the train. I said: “purse inside the train.” Inside the train, that’s no real Chanel!

–E Train

Overheard by: cran

Conductor: Ladies and gentlemen, we are going to be delayed for a couple of minutes, the wheels keep slipping. We aren’t working with the best equipment here.

–LIRR

Conductor: Ladies and gentlemen, we are sorry for the inconvenience and the delays. While expressing your dislike for the inconvenience, please do not curse, spit, or throw things at the conductor and train crew.

–V‑train

Conductor: Keep on moving, don’t block the aisles… Keep on moving, don’t block the aisles… There’s plenty of empty seats in the back cars. Don’t just stare at the people next to you.

–Metro North Train

Conductor: Uptown! Uptown! Uptown express! You know where I’m going! Don’t pretend like you don’t know where I’m going!

–4 Train

Overheard by: Jamie

Conductor: Please walk forward for more seats. The front of the train is empty. It’s like the freaking promised land up here!

–NJ Transit

Conductor, over loudspeaker: This is the A train making local stops on the F line. Next stop, who knows!?

–A Train

Overheard by: Schechter