Vehicles: Transit Train Sound Effects

Transit Trains 1 Sound Library

This sound effects library includes the screeching, wailing, and groaning sounds of Transit Trains. It includes subway sounds, monorail clips, and streetcar sounds of passing, approaching, departing, and riding.

Also included are a collection of international transit trains from New York City, Mexico City, Berlin’s S-Bahn, and the unique whining sounds of Vancouver’s SkyTrain.

  • 230 sound clips (track list).
  • 96 kHz, 24-bit stereo WAV files.
  • 4.66 gigabytes.
  • Professionally recorded, expertly mastered, and lovingly curated.
  • Instant, secure download.
  • Includes 3 formats of bonus metadata : Soundminer (19+), BWAV, MacOS Spotlight.




Read more about this collection in the sound library announcement blog post.

Transit Train Sound Effects 1 Includes:

Subway Sound Effects

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  • Movia subway in Toronto riding and accelearting to fast, then stopping, Queen’s Park
  • Movia subway in Toronto riding medium through a curve then stopping, Museum
  • Movia subway in Toronto starting and riding medium fast then stopping, St. Andrew
  • Movia subway in Toronto starting and riding medium then stopping, Osgoode
  • Movia subway in Toronto starting and riding medium then stopping, St. Patrick
  • Movia subway in Toronto chime tone, PA, and door closing
  • Subway in Toronto passing by and stopping with a squeal
  • Subway in Toronto passing quickly
  • Subway in Toronto passing quickly with a moan
  • Subway in Toronto passing quickly with rail squeaks
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium fast with a chatter and rail scrape
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium fast with rails twitching
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium fast with a scrape, wide perspective
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium fast with an urgent groan
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow and ambling loosely
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow and gliding lazily
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow and lumbering reluctantly
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow and squeaking
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium speed with a chatter
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium speed, heavy with a grunt
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium speed, rickety with a squeak
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium speed with a squeak and a scrape
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium speed steadily, rail squeak to moan
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium speed, streaming
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow to cautious deceleration in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow and coasting in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium slow timidly and steadily in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing medium to slow, decelerating and cruising in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing slow to very slow, decelerating with a squeak and moan in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing slowly and steadily, easy in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing slowly and steadily, lumpy in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing slowly with a rail whistle in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing very slowly with a horn in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing very slowly, rickety and squeaky, lumbering in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing very slowly with scrapes and air releases in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto passing very slowly and evenly with squeaks in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto horn x2 with air release in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto idle, then depart very slowly in the distance
  • Two subways in Toronto passing medium slow, and also departing in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto from the platform perspective with chime, door closing and departing slowly and futuristically
  • Subway in Toronto, platform perspective, departing in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto, platform perspective, departing with scrapes in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto approaching quickly and stopping on other side of tracks
  • Subway in Toronto, platform perspective, approaching jerkily and stopping in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto, platform perspective, approaching and stopping in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto approaching slowly with a whir and stopping with some voices
  • Subway in Toronto, platform perspective, approaching and stopping
  • Subway in Toronto, platform perspective, approaching and streaming, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors closing 1
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors closing 2
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors closing with chuffs
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors closing with hiss and a buzz
  • Subway in Toronto while riding with chime, doors, start, doors and chime
  • Subway in Toronto while riding with chime and doors and heavy rail squeal then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors opening
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors opening with a clack
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors opening with a hiss in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors opening slowly with a hiss in the distance
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, chime and doors opening with a swell
  • Subway in Toronto while riding with door opening
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast, then stopping with a screech
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium to slow, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast, then stopping 1
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast, then stopping 2
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium and easy, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train fast, and stopping with brakes
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train medium fast, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train medium, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast to fast, then stopping eagerly
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast across bridge, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast and bumpy with a clatter, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium fast then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding at the end of the train starting, riding medium to very slow, bumpy with rails, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding, doors opening
  • Subway in Toronto while riding in the middle of the car, starting, riding slow to medium fast and scraping, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding in the middle of the car, starting, riding medium slow to medium fast, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding in the middle of the car, starting, riding very fast, then stopping
  • Subway in Toronto while riding in the seam of a car and decelerating to a stop with a chime and door opening and PA at Osgoode
  • Subway in Toronto while riding in the seam of a car starting and stopping at St Patrick
  • Subway in Toronto while riding ambling slowly then stopping and opening doors with a chime
  • Subway in Toronto while riding with a groan sweetener
  • Subway in Toronto while riding with rail sweetener
  • Subway in Toronto from station entrance POV away in the distance
  • Subway passing slowly as heard through street grate


RT or Monorail Sound Effects

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  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing fast with a loose rattle
  • Monorail or rapid transit train passing by quickly with a chatter
  • Monorail or rapid transit train passing by quickly with a chatter and a groan
  • Monorail or rapid transit train passing by quickly with a chatter and a moan
  • Monorail or rapid transit train chime and door closing
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing with a creak
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing with a groan
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing with a loose shudder
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing with a loose shudder hastily
  • Monorail or rapid transit train shunting in the distance 1
  • Monorail or rapid transit train shunting in the distance 2
  • Monorail or rapid transit train door opening with a whisk
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing gradually with a moan in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing in the distance with a rumble and rail screech
  • Monorail or rapid transit train departing in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train chime and doors closing in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train chime and doors opening with a whisk and a clunk in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train shunting with a whine in the distance 1
  • Monorail or rapid transit train shunting with a whine in the distance 2
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching and lumbering with a rail screech in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching with rails singing in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching with scrapes and shunting in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching slowly with a rail screech in the distance
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, chime and door closing
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, chime and door closing with a clunk
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, starting, riding medium through a lumpy curve, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, starting, riding medium, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train riding chime and doors closing
  • Monorail or rapid transit train riding chime and doors closing mutedly
  • Monorail or rapid transit train riding chime and doors closing and struggling
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, driver door closing
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, door opening
  • Monorail or rapid transit train riding doors opening with a whisk
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, idling with fan, full
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, idling with fan, narrow
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, idling with a shunt
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, idling, shunt, start, riding medium slow into curve, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train riding medium speed with PA, rough and grinding at end then stopping at McCowan
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding medium with a shudder, steady, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train riding slowly bumpy with a groan and PA then stopping at Scarborough Center
  • Monorail or rapid transit train while riding, starting, riding medium to bumpy curve, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train shunting
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching with a brake squeal, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching with a groan, then stopping and shunting
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching medium slow with chirps, then stopping
  • Monorail or rapid transit train approaching, stopping, and shunting


Streetcar or Trolley Sound Effects

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  • Streetcar passing into a curve with cable clatter
  • Streetcar passing into a turn medium to slow and decelerating
  • Streetcar passing by slowly, pausing, idling, then departing
  • Streetcar passing by smoothly with cable clattering
  • Streetcar departing swiftly
  • Streetcar door opening
  • Streetcar door opening, binaural
  • Streetcar door opening with fan
  • Streetcar riding, facing door POV, medium, then stopping
  • Streetcar riding medium speed and crossing tracks with a clatter
  • Streetcar riding medium speed, steady, then stopping
  • Streetcar riding medium speed with a rumble, exiting station
  • Streetcar riding medium speed, crossing tracks with a rumble, then stopping
  • Streetcar in underground station departing, pausing, and taking a corner
  • Streetcar in underground station approaching and lumbering upt to a stop, doors opening
  • Streetcar in underground station approaching, stopping, doors opening and passengers exiting
  • Streetcar approaching, stopping, and doors opening
  • Streetcar front door opening
  • Electric UTDC CLRV streetcar passing with a slow glide


International Transit Train Clips

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  • Monorail at Orlando airport door open
  • Monorail at Orlando airport inside with door open
  • Monorail at Orlando airport inside with PA and door closing
  • Monorail at Orlando airport riding and stopping
  • Monorail from a ride perspective idling, doors closing, riding, then stopping
  • Monorail or SkyTrain door closing suddenly
  • Monorail or SkyTrain passing by with a clatter in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing by stopping with a clump in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing by stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing slowly with a clatter and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain passing slowly with a screech and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain passing slowly with a shudder in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding at the end of the train with PA and doors opening
  • Monorail or SkyTrain passing quickly with a chatter and clatter
  • Monorail or SkyTrain passing very quickly with three cars whipping by
  • Monorail or SkyTrain departing by slowly and heavily and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing by slowly and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing by slowly and heavily and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing by slowly with a shudder and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain idling and departing by slowly tiredly and stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding slowly and steadily with PA and then stopping and doors opening
  • Monorail or SkyTrain passing by quickly with a clatter and a wail in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain approaching and passing slowly and then stopping in the distance
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding and accelerating to fast
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding with chimes and doors closing then riding quickly then stopping and door opening
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding with chimes and doors closing and PA and riding medium speed then stopping
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding in door well with PA and stopping doors opening
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding chime and door closing
  • Monorail or SkyTrain while riding and idling
  • Monorail or SkyTrain PA while riding saying Next station is Stadium
  • Subway in Mexico City air release or hiss
  • Subway in Mexico City departing in a stream
  • Subway in Mexico City passing by and departing sweetener
  • Subway in Mexico City with door opening
  • Subway in Mexico City while riding and idling
  • Subway in Mexico City while riding starting and moving medium then stopping with door opening
  • Subway in Mexico City while riding starting slowly and cruising then stopping and door opening
  • Subway in Mexico City while riding with tone and door closing
  • Subway in Mexico City while riding with tone and door closing then starting medium with a shudder and stopping and door opening
  • Subway in Mexico City with tone and idling then door closing and departing
  • Subway in Mexico City approaching with a slide then stopping
  • Subway in Mexico City approaching and stopping
  • Subway in Mexico City approaching and stopping with door opening and chime then door closing and train departing
  • 6 line subway in New York City departing slowly
  • 6 line subway in New York City PA and door closing then departing on the far track
  • 6 line subway in New York City while riding with chime and door closing
  • 6 line subway in New York City while riding with chime and door closing roughly
  • 6 line subway in New York City while riding with door closing and a chime
  • 6 line subway in New York City while riding and starting with a jolt and moving slowly and haltingly with scrapes and PA then st
  • 6 line subway in New York City approaching slowly while ambling and stopping
  • 6 line subway in New York City approaching slowly while ambling and stopping sweetener
  • 6 line subway in New York City approaching slowly and stopping
  • 6 line subway in New York City approaching and stopping with chime and door opening
  • 6 line subway in New York City approaching and stopping on the far track
  • 7 line subway in New York City approaching slowly and stopping with air releases in the distance
  • 7 line subway in New York City while riding and starting slowly and stopping then door opening with PA at 5th Ave
  • Subway in New York City chime with background fan
  • Subway in New York City chime x2 with door closing and failing and repeating
  • E line subway in New York City departing slowly while dragging
  • E line subway in New York City while riding and starting with door closing with a squeak
  • E line subway in New York City while riding with door closing
  • E line subway in New York City while riding with door closing in the distance
  • E line subway in New York City while riding with door opening in the distance
  • E line subway in New York City while riding and starting with raw rail grind and stopping at Sutphin Blvd JFK
  • E line subway in New York City while riding and starting and stopping at Kew Gardens Union Turnpike
  • V line subway in New York city riding with chime and door closing 1
  • V line subway in New York city riding with chime and door closing 2
  • V line subway in New York city riding with chime and door closing and fan
  • V line subway in New York city riding and idling with door opening
  • V line subway in New York city riding and starting to medium slow speed with a bumpy clatter and stopping with doors opening at
  • V line subway in New York city riding and starting to a slow speed or a crawl with a clatter and stopping
  • V line subway in New York city riding and starting to slow speed with a rumble and PA and stopping at 2nd Ave
  • S-Bahn in Berlin, Germany while riding with door between cars closing with a clunk
  • S-Bahn in Berlin, Germany while riding with door closing in the distance
  • S-Bahn in Berlin, Germany while riding with door opening in the distance
  • S-Bahn in Berlin, Germany while riding slowly and weakly with PA and then stopping
  • S-Bahn in Berlin, Germany while riding and starting at a relaxed speed with PA and stopping
  • S-Bahn in Hamburg, Germany door unlocking and opening with a hiss
  • S-Bahn in Hamburg, Germany while riding and idling to medium speed with PA


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