1

I would like to tell someone to change trains at a station. Is this correct?

At Kinshicho station, please change from the Sobu Line to the Hanzomon Line.

Should I use "transfer"?

Thanks.

  • I'd say switch the track, maybe! – Maulik V May 31 '16 at 6:05
  • 1
    If you are just changing trains on the same railway, I would just use "change". Also OK if you are changing service levels (local/rapid etc.). If you are changing railways, then use transfer (the intent is that you have to get another ticket, though that is not always the case). – user3169 May 31 '16 at 22:07
0

It is better to use the verb to transfer as it means:

to change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

Your example:

Please transfer to the Hanzomon Line from the Sobu Line at Kinshicho station.

You can place "at Kinshicho station" at the beginning.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.