vAn * indicates that a passenger information system appears to be installed on this stock but we have no information about its voice (if any).

Specify "none" only if a train has absolutely no sound system installed at all, otherwise it's "manual".

See also: London Underground trains

National Rail loco-hauled stock[edit | edit source]

Class Operator Voice Chime? Displays? Notes
HST CrossCountry Manual Yes Yes
InterCity 125 East Midlands Railway Manual Yes No
InterCity 125 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall No Yes
Inter7City

(Formerly InterCity 125)

Abellio Scotrail Fletcher Mathers No Yes From GWR.
67+Mk3 Transport for Wales Manual No
68+Mk3 Chiltern Railways Julie Berry Yes Yes
68+Mk5A Trans Pennine Express Neil Rudd Yes
91+Mk4 London North Eastern Railway Manual Yes Yes Trains going in storage or to other companies


Some ex-British Rail recorded messages have been known to be played

92+Mk 5 Caledonian Sleeper Manual No Yes

National Rail DMU stock[edit | edit source]

Class Operator Voice Chime? Displays? Notes
139 West Midlands Railway Manual Yes
143 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell No Generic messages only on ex Wales & Borders units only
150 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell Yes
150 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard No Yes Janine Cooper Marshall replaced Faye Dicker in early 2018. David supplements by making some generic announcements.

Ruth Mitchell would have been used formerly if a 143 pacer was attached to a 150 and was being used to drive.

150 Northern Trisha Jarman No Yes Main announcements
Unknown male voice Safety announcements
153 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell Yes for refurbished units only. Generic messages only on ex Wales & Borders and Wessex Trains units only.

Refurbished class 153 units have TrainFX Passenger information systems which Ruth will continue to announce on.

TFW 153's are also from GA/GWR/LM

153 East Midlands Railway Manual No No Generic messages only by Ruth on ex Great Western Railway units.

These Units are in Storage or with WMR/TFW

153 Northern Manual No
Trisha Jarman Yes
155 Northern Trisha Jarman Yes
156 East Midlands Railway Manual/Julie Berry* Yes East Midlands Trains are in the process of adding display screens on all their class 156 trains.

Announcements are expected on the trains once the whole fleet is refurbished.

Julie Berry has been heard on 156912. She only announces between Stoke and Crewe as the system is most likely still being worked on. This hints that Julie Berry could feature across all EMR regional services eventually.

156 Northern Trisha Jarman No Yes Main announcements
Unknown male voice Safety announcements
156 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers Yes/No Yes Chimes are present when manual announcements are made.
158 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell Yes Yes 'Canton Lady' makes generic announcements about security and litter.
158 East Midlands Railway Manual Yes Yes East Midlands Trains are in the process of adding display screens on all their class 158 trains.

Announcements are expected on the trains once the whole fleet is refurbished.

158 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard No Yes Janine Cooper Marshall replaced Faye Dicker in early 2018.

David Sheppard does safety announcements.

Ruth formerly announces Wessex Trains from the 143 if it was attached to a 158.

158 Northern Trisha Jarman and Unknown male voice No Yes Ruth does Generic Safety Messages on 158867, 158868 and 158869 which are ex Wales and Borders units
158 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers &

Ruth Mitchell

Yes/No Yes/No Fletcher on 158701-741

Ruth does Generic Safety Messages on 158867, 158868 and 158869 which are ex Wales and Borders units

Displays on 158701-741 only

158 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes
159 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes
165 Chiltern Railways Julie Berry Yes Yes
165 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard No Yes Janine Cooper Marshall replaced Faye Dicker in early 2018 who in turn replaced Michelle Beazley in late 2015.

David Sheppard does safety announcements.

166 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard No Yes Janine Cooper Marshall replaced Faye Dicker in early 2018 who in turn replaced Michelle Beazley in late 2015.

David Sheppard does safety announcements.

168 Chiltern Railways Julie Berry Yes Yes
170 Cross Country Manual Yes Yes
170 Greater Anglia Julie Berry Yes Yes
170 Scotrail Fletcher Mathers Yes Yes
170 Northern Manual Yes Yes No automated announcements at present
Kath Donald Safety announcements
170 Transport for Wales Manual Yes Yes No automated announcements yet but it is thought Ruth will be rolled out in due course.
170 East Midlands Railway Manual Yes Yes some Stock currently transferring and tested
170 West Midlands Railway Manual No Yes Some stock transferring to Cross Country / East Midlands Railway
171 Southern Julie Berry Yes Yes
172 Chiltern Railways Julie Berry Yes Yes
172 West Midlands Railway Julie Berry Yes Yes
175 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell & Alison Forster Yes Yes Ruth provides most announcements. Alison (previous MD of First) still announces some generic parts to announcements. 'Canton Lady' supplements with announcements about litter and security.
180 Grand Central Unknown female voice. No Yes Main announcements.
Unknown male voice. Safety announcements.
180 East Midlands Railway Manual No Yes
185 TransPennine Express Neil Rudd No Yes All Announcements (announced by Angie Hunte and Kath Donald until 2017/2018 refurbishment)
195 Northern Trisha Jarman No Yes Main announcements
Unknown male voice Safety announcements
220 CrossCountry Angie Hunte Yes Announces stations served by TPE. The automated announcements are rarely used.
Fletcher Mathers Announces Haymarket and Motherwell. The automated announcements are rarely used.
221 CrossCountry Angie Hunte Yes Announces stations served by TPE. The automated announcements are rarely used.
Fletcher Mathers Announces Haymarket and Motherwell. The automated announcements are rarely used.
221 Avanti West Coast Unnamed female voice. Yes Yes Main announcements. The two original female voices have been replaced. Announcements are also bi-lingual on North Wales services.
Unknown male voice. Safety announcements. The two original female voices have been replaced.
222 East Midlands Railway Unnamed female voice Yes (manual)

No (automated)

Yes Does not say "East Midlands Parkway" or "Corby" as these announcements are from the Midland Mainline era. The automated announcements are rarely used.
230 London Northwestern Railway Julie Berry No Yes
755 Greater Anglia Julie Berry No Yes

National Rail EMU stock[edit | edit source]

 
Class Operator Voice Chime? Displays? Notes
313 Southern Julie Berry No Yes
315 London Overground Julie Berry No Yes Started to Scrap Units
315 TFL Rail Julie Berry No Yes Some units have been scrapped
317 Greater Anglia Julie Berry No Yes
318 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers No Yes
319 Northern Trisha Jarman No Yes Some units are in storage or have been converted to 769/799
319 London Northwestern Railway Julie Berry No Yes
320 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers No Yes
321 Greater Anglia Julie Berry No Yes Stock going for Scrapped
323 Northern Trisha Jarman and Unknown male voice No Yes
323 West Midlands Railway Julie Berry No Yes
331 Northern Trisha Jarman No Yes
333 Northern Martin Oldfield No Yes
334 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers No Yes
345 Crossrail Emma Hignett No Yes
350 London Northwestern Railway Julie Berry No Yes LNWR now has TPE 350/4s
357 c2c Julie Berry Yes Yes
360 Greater Anglia Julie Berry No Yes Stock now transferring to EMR
365 Great Northern Julie Berry Yes Yes Main announcements.
Matthew Streeton Safety announcements.
373 Eurostar Manual Yes Yes Manual announcements onboard are spoken by the Guard in English and French on trains to France, and in English, French and Dutch on trains to Belgium and Netherlands.
374 Eurostar Manual Yes Yes Manual announcements onboard are spoken by the Guard in English and French on trains to France, and in English, French and Dutch on trains to Belgium and Netherlands.
375 Southeastern Julie Berry Yes Yes
376 Southeastern Julie Berry Yes Yes
377 Southeastern Julie Berry Yes Yes
377 Southern Julie Berry Yes Yes
378 London Overground Emma Hignett Yes Yes Main announcements.
Julie Berry Only used for the "this is coach number x of x" announcements at short platforms.
379 Greater Anglia Julie Berry Yes Yes
379 Stansted Express Julie Berry No Yes Additional voices are used for German, French, Spanish, and Italian announcements.

380

ScotRail Fletcher Mathers No Yes
385 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers No Yes
387 c2c Julie Berry Yes Yes c2c 387's are used in Weekday Peak Hour
387 Gatwick Express Julie Berry Yes Yes Additional voices are used for German, French, Spanish, and Italian announcements.
387 Great Northern Julie Berry Yes Yes GN 387's used to be with Thameslink
387 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard Yes Yes Main Announcements. Janine Cooper Marshall replaced Faye Dicker in early 2018.

David Sheppard does safety announcements.

Julie Berry Only used for the "this is coach number x of x" announcements at short platforms.
387 Heathrow Express Janine Cooper Marshall

Unknown female voice

Yes Yes
390 Avanti West Coast Unknown female voice. Yes Yes Main announcements. The two original female voices have been replaced.
Unknown male voice. Safety announcements. The two original female voices have been replaced.
395 Southeastern Julie Berry Yes Yes
397 TransPennine Express Neil Rudd No Yes
442 South Western Railway (New) Celia Drummond Yes Yes As of March 2021, these units have been withdrawn from service on South Western Railway.
444 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes Celia Drummond replaced Phil Sayer in 2008.
450 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes Celia Drummond replaced Phil Sayer in 2008.
455 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes
455 Southern Julie Berry No Yes
456 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes
458 South Western Railway Celia Drummond No Yes Celia Drummond was introduced when the 458/0 fleet was converted to 458/5 trains. The 458/0 fleet used an unknown male voice.
465 Southeastern Julie Berry Yes Yes
466 Southeastern Julie Berry Yes Yes
484 South Western Railway Unkown Units replacing 483's, 483's finished in Jan 2021, 484s Starting mid-2021
507 Merseyrail Julie Berry No Yes
508
700 Thameslink Julie Berry + Matthew

Streeton

No Yes Julie - Main announcements.
Matt - Saftey+Short Platform
701 South Western Railway Celia Drummond (New voice) TBC Yes
707 South Western Railway Acapela Rachel No Yes Units transferring to Southeastern
710 London Overground Emma Hignett No Yes
717 Great Northern Julie Berry No Yes Main announcements.
Matthew Streeton Safety announcements.
745

Greater Anglia

Julie Berry No Yes
769 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell TBA Yes
769 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall TBA Yes
769 Northern Trishia Jarman TBA Yes
800 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard No Yes Janine Cooper Marshall announces calling points, short platforms, other generic announcements.

David Sheppard does safety announcements.


Julie Berry also features, but she only announces in disabled toilets saying 'The door is now locked' and 'The door is unlocked'

800 LNER Justine Harris No Yes Julie Berry also features, but she only announces in disabled toilets saying 'The door is now locked' and 'The door is unlocked'
801 LNER Justine Harris No Yes Justine does the main announcements and the male voice does the safety.

Julie Berry also features, but she only announces in disabled toilets saying 'The door is now locked' and 'The door is unlocked'

802 Great Western Railway Janine Cooper Marshall & David Sheppard No Yes Janine Cooper Marshall announces calling points, short platforms, other generic announcements.

David Sheppard does safety announcements

802 TransPennine Express Neil Rudd No Yes Julie Berry also features, but she only announces in disabled toilets saying 'The door is now locked' and 'The door is unlocked'
802 Hull Trains Neil Rudd No No The voice is the same one that is on TPE trains.

Docklands Light Railway stock[edit | edit source]

Class Voice Chime? Displays? Notes
B90/B92/B2K Unknown voice Yes
B07 Unknown voice Yes

Tramlink stock[edit | edit source]

Class Voice Chime? Displays? Notes
CR4000 Nicholas Owen

Theo Spring

Yes Nicholas Owen announces stopping points etc, Theo Spring does additional information, such as safety announcements and interchanges.
Variobahn Nicholas Owen

Theo Spring

Yes Nicholas Owen announces stopping points etc, Theo Spring does additional information, such as safety announcements and interchanges.

Manchester Metrolink[edit | edit source]

Class Operater Voice Display Notes
M5000 LRV Manchester Metrolink Carla Taylor Yes No chimes

Former National Rail Loco Hauled Stock[edit | edit source]

Class Operater Voice Display Notes
HST and Mk3's Great Western Railway Manual No
HST and Mk3's LNER Manual No

Former National Rail DMU Stock[edit | edit source]

Class Operator Voice Display Notes
142 Northern Trisha Jarman Yes Withdrawn in December 2020. Units are Preserved or Scrapped
142 Transport for Wales Ruth Mitchell Yes Withdrawn in December 2020.
143 Great Western Railway Ruth Mitchell Yes Sometimes Janine Cooper Marshall would make announcements from 150/158 when attached to the 143.

Withdrawn on 13th December 2020.

144 Northern Trisha Jarman Yes Withdrawn in December 2020.

Former National Rail EMU Stock[edit | edit source]

Class Operator Voice Display Notes
313 Great Northern Julie Berry Yes Units withdrawn in Autumn/Winter 2019. Being scrapped.
314 ScotRail Fletcher Mathers Yes Withdrawn in 2019. Some scrapped.
315 TfL Rail Julie Berry Yes Some units have been scrapped.
315 London Overground Julie Berry Yes Some units have been scrapped.
319 Thameslink Julie Berry Yes Transferred to Transport for Wales, Great Western Railway, Northern and Rail Operations Group. Most of the 319s have been converted to 769 Flex (Tri-mode).
321 Greater Anglia Julie Berry Yes Some units have been scrapped.
332 Heathrow Express Unknown Female Yes Withdrawn on 13th December 2020 replaced by Class 387s from Great Western Railway. Units 332002-332014 were scrapped between Christmas 2020 and February 2021
360 TfL Rail Julie Berry Yes Stock finished with TFL Rail late 2020, Currently owned by Rail Operations Group

Units used to be owned by Heathrow Connect until 2018.

365 ScotRail TBC Yes Units were hired from Great Northern in 2018 but was withdrawn in 2019 at Crewe depot.
483 South Western Railway Manual No Former London Underground line until transferred to Island Line in 1989. Withdrawn in January 2021.
460 Gatwick Express Julie Berry Yes Fleet withdrawn in 2012/13. Then the carriages were merged with 458 to make 5 coach sets.
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