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Old January 2nd, 2009, 05:31 PM   #1
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MISC | Train Horns

What sound does a train from your country make?

Here are some vid's from the Netherlands





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Old January 4th, 2009, 05:29 AM   #2
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I've always loved the sound of the British Rail Class 319's motors

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Old January 4th, 2009, 04:18 PM   #3
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From Japan
My favorate motor sounds

Keikyu 2100 Series & N1000 Series (Beautiful scale)



Keio 8000 Series




JR Central 373 Series


JR Central 383 Series


JR East 209 Series(Standard commuter train in Tokyo)


JR East E531 Series



Shinkansen(Bullet train) 300 Series


Shinkansen E3 Series
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Old January 4th, 2009, 04:28 PM   #4
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Old January 4th, 2009, 09:08 PM   #5
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Keikyū 2100 series


Tokyo Metro 03 series


Sōtetsu 8000 series


Seibu 6000 series


JR East E217 series


Shinjuku Station Platform 15 departure melody
Not really the actual "train" per se, but this is my favorite departure melody
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Old January 4th, 2009, 10:10 PM   #6
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ICE3 departures Cologne main station (Germany):


At full speed:


Very cool sound!
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Old January 5th, 2009, 04:19 PM   #7
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I actually meant the horn of your train. Sorry, should have made it clearer.

Here are some more horn vid's;

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Thalys


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Old January 5th, 2009, 05:17 PM   #8
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I actually meant the horn of your train. Sorry, should have made it clearer.
Oh, I see.

Then, from Japan again...

Over-night express "Hokutosei"


Standard electric horn in Tokyo area




And... the musical horns! XD

Meitetsu is the origin of all musical hones in Japan


Odakyu - Romance car VSE


Over-night express "Sunrise Izumo" & "Sunrise Seto", JR West


Special rapid service train, JR West


Limited Express "Super Azusa", JR east
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Amtrak - USA
Looks like they love to horn there



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Old January 7th, 2009, 02:55 PM   #10
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I love the class 156 sounds

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Old January 9th, 2009, 03:41 AM   #11
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Suburban train of caracas to Cua
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Suburban train of caracas

End station CUA
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http://video.google.com/videosearch?...e%20tren&emb=0
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European train horns are the most annoyingly highpitched things ever, why do you do that???
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Old February 15th, 2009, 11:43 AM   #15
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European train horns are the most annoyingly highpitched things ever, why do you do that???
European horn is way better than american horn. Americans are so ugly and old they honk like 19th century train.

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England





Netherlands


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European horn is way better than american horn. Americans are so ugly and old they honk like 19th century train.


you mean a little pippy sqeak sound that lasts for one second rather than a deep, powerful sound




WTF? Why? (@ the video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRXEq...eature=channel
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Old March 16th, 2009, 10:24 PM   #19
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TRA - Taiwan Railway

EMU700 - Local Express


EMU600 - Local


"Lu Guang" - Express


"Tzu Chiang" - Limited Express


TEMU1000 - East Coast Express


700T - High Speed Rail


Alishan Express


phew... I think that covers some

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Poland

EP08 loco


EP09 loco
(with EN57 later)





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