An unknown Tube station worker is “brightening” passengers’ days through his quirky station announcements at Baker Street.
The spirit raising announcer changes the way he says typical instructions and has gained a following because of his quirky sentence structure and positive attitude.
The man has even been labelled a “local hero” after his funny announcements have made Baker Street “a new favourite” for multiple passengers.
The unknown station announcer spices up his usual announcements by shouting down the speaker and leaving comedic gaps before saying certain words.
In one announcement he said: “MIND the gap…BETWEEN…the train and the platform.”
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His varied tone and raised voice means that he stands out from the usual monotone station announcements that Londoners hear on a daily basis.
One happy Tube rider took to Twitter to praise the man and said: “The person doing the announcements at Baker Street is really making my day. Everyone is smiling at the way he is saying things.”
Another person took to social media to praise the anonymous individual, they said: “The person in the Baker Street control room is really funny. Has made my day for weeks, who is he and how can I find him?”
One woman even went so far as to say: “I think I’m in love. It’s like going to Live at the Apollo every time I’m passing through Baker Street in the evening.”
Transport for London might have a new star on their hands and he is quickly gaining notoriety in the station and across social media.
Currently his identity remains a mystery but what is known is that he commonly works weekday evenings and if you are lucky you could experience the amateur comedians spirit-lifting announcements yourself.
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