On our Shanghai metro map, visitors have long been able to listen to the sexy voice of Wang Jing reading out the station names:[audio:http://www.exploreshanghai.com/metro/sound/35.mp3]
So that our female listeners do not feel left out, we thought we’d better have a guy for the Beijing map. Several days later, all 106 stations now have recordings by our very own Shaun Tang![audio:http://www.explorebj.com/subway/sound/10017.mp3]
On the ExploreBeijing subway map you can now hear a spoken Mandarin pronounciation of each station name. Simply click on any station, then click the “play” button which appears in the upper right hand corner of the bubble:
The big red arrow doesn’t actually appear on the real map.
Try it out here:[audio:http://www.explorebj.com/subway/sound/2015-5012.mp3]
Now if we can just find someone with a Guangzhou accent-ah…