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Travelling by train and underground

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Travelling by train and underground


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to board a train ‘Please let us know if you need help boarding the train.’

You may also hear ‘to get on a train’

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a buffet car ‘There’s a buffet car towards the front of the train.’

This is where you can buy food and drink on a train

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a carriage ‘Your reserved seat is in the next carriage.’

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to change trains ‘Don’t forget to change trains at Birmingham.’

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an escalator ‘You can reach the platform using the lift or escalator.’

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to get off a train ‘Get off the train at the next stop and take the train on the opposite platform.’

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a guard ‘The guard is checking tickets.’

A guard may also be known as a conductor

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a platform ‘Which platform does the train to Inverness leave from please?’

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a seat reservation ‘Can I sit here? I don’t have a seat reservation.’

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a ticket ‘Where can I buy a ticket please?’

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a ticket barrier ‘I can’t get through the ticket barrier. It won’t accept my ticket.’

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a train driver ‘Our train was late because the train driver was delayed on another service.’

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the Tube ‘Take the Tube to Paddington then a train to Windsor.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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to board a train
‘Please let us know if you need help boarding the train.’

You may also hear ‘to get on a train’

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a buffet car
‘There’s a buffet car towards the front of the train.’

This is where you can buy food and drink on a train

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a carriage
‘Your reserved seat is in the next carriage.’

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to change trains
‘Don’t forget to change trains at Birmingham.’

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an escalator
‘You can reach the platform using the lift or escalator.’

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to get off a train
‘Get off the train at the next stop and take the train on the opposite platform.’

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a guard
‘The guard is checking tickets.’

A guard may also be known as a conductor

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a platform
‘Which platform does the train to Inverness leave from please?’

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a seat reservation
‘Can I sit here? I don’t have a seat reservation.’

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a ticket
‘Where can I buy a ticket please?’

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a ticket barrier
‘I can’t get through the ticket barrier. It won’t accept my ticket.’

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a train driver
‘Our train was late because the train driver was delayed on another service.’

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the Tube
‘Take the Tube to Paddington then a train to Windsor.’

Problems


Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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to be cancelled ‘My train was cancelled, so I had to wait for the next one.’

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to be delayed ‘My train was delayed by over an hour due to the weather.’

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to miss a connection ‘I missed my connection at Manchester so had to stay in a hotel.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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to be cancelled
‘My train was cancelled, so I had to wait for the next one.’

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to be delayed
‘My train was delayed by over an hour due to the weather.’

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to miss a connection
‘I missed my connection at Manchester so had to stay in a hotel.’


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