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    Usage

    Can we say : A non-stop train will be passing through the platform no.4. Passangers are requested to keep safe distance.


    The train for London will leave the platform no.5 OR The train for London will leave from the platform no.5 ? Please advise?


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    Re: Usage

    Quote Originally Posted by britdam007 View Post
    Can we say : “A non-stop train will be passing through the platform no.4. Passangers are requested to keep safe distance.”
    The actual announcement is normally "The next train at Platform 4 will not stop. Please stand back from the platform edge".


    The train for London will leave the platform no.5 OR The train for London will leave from the platform no.5 ? Please advise?
    The train for London will leave from platform 5.
    Note that we don't use "the" before "platform" and we don't bother with "number".


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    See above.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 06-Jul-2013 at 21:26.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Usage

    And please note that a better title would have been 'A non-stop train'.


    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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