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"?


  • I'd say switch the track, maybe! – Maulik V May 31 '16 at 6:05
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    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

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.

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