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Sounds of Singapore: Commute Edition

"Please mind the platform gap"

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Izza Sofia

Sure, you don’t miss the crushing congestion, the peak hours and that passenger who wears too much cologne at 7am on the way to work. But now that Singapore has reopened most of its businesses and activities, don’t you miss the different sounds of commuting?

Here, we have compiled sounds of all the classics, from the beeping of your ezlink card, to the “ding dong” of closing doors. There’s also station arrival announcements and your favourite tunes playing in the Grabcar. While it is quite an aural melange, these sounds sure delight those transit enthusiasts who had been cooped up at home due to the pandemic recently.

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