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While travelling in Berlin, you may hear some of the following announcements if you ride the public transit system.
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They don't call it metro or subway.
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Instead, there are 2 systems called S-Bahn and U-Bahn. S stands for "schnell" (= fast) or "Stadt" (= city) and U stands for "Untergrund" (= underground).
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Here are some messages you could hear, and their explanations.
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Nächste Station: Jannowitzbrücke - Übergang zur U-Bahn Linie 8
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It starts by saying: next station.
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Nächste Station
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Jannowitzbrücke is the name of the station the train is arriving at, which means Jannowitz bridge.
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The voice then announces connection to metro line 8.
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Übergang zur U-Bahn Linie 8
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Repeat the word for connection
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Übergang
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The metro is called U-Bahn in German, for Untergrundbahn.
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U-Bahn
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Line 8 is simply said
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Linie 8
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Here is another example of annoucement.
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Ausstieg: links
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This says: exit
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Ausstieg
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and left
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links
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Here's another longer annoucement from the S-Bahn:
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Nächste Station „Hauptbahnhof“. Übergang zur U-Bahn-Linie 55 und zum Regional- und Fernverkehr.
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This says: Next station "Main station". Connection to metro line 55 and to regional and intercity transport.
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  • target-language:de
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