Have you heard the new métro pre-announcement chimes?
Some improvements have been brought to the announcements made through the métros PA system in order to increase the quality of messages to customers and métro employees. One of these improvements was the introduction of a chime before each announcement. When hearing one of the three different chimes, one will immediately know which type of message will follow: The first, a four-tone chime, is played before announcements to métro customers; The second, a two-tone chime, precedes messages to employees; And the third one, a four-tone chime, is heard before special service disruption messages.
Familiarize yourself with the chimes; when youll hear them in the métro, youll know if it is important lend an ear!
Announcements to métro customers - introduced by chime #1 - are now made by a more audible female voice. You can also listen to it: