Conductor (after a few minutes waiting at signal): One of those trains better hurry it up and move it, I have better things to do.
Conductor: Across the platform is an express 3 train. The doors are open, you can make it. Go for it! Go! Catch that train! (after a few stops) There is an express 2 train across the platform. You will make it. You will not miss it. You will make it.
Overheard by: motivated
Cheerful conductor: Welcome to the station formerly known as Prince!
Conductor: We are now arriving at Grand Central. This is our final stop. We’re six minutes early, so now you can’t say anything bad about us.
–Metro North Train
Overheard by: Angela
Conductor: That is a 1 train and all trains are running express. Another local won’t run til 5 am Monday. You can wait but we don’t serve dinner or breakfast, and I’m all out of sleeping bags.
Overheard by: Steve
Conductor: Ladies and gentlemen, the train’s emergency brakes have been activated for some reason. The train operator is going to walk around the train and check if there’s a…body, or something, under the train. After that, we’ll be able to move!
Overheard by: Patient Passenger
Train conductor: Last call for the 10:00 local…last call! Get on the train cause away we go, and it’s 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…blastoff!
Overheard by: to mount kisco, and BEYOND!