Ministers signal end to ‘Tannoy spam' on railways
The Independent|January 21, 2022
Government ministers have promised to tackle an issue they say is annoying millions of rail passengers by reviewing and removing repetitive and unnecessary on-board announcements.
FURVAH SHAH

The Department for Transport will work with train operating companies and passenger accessibility groups to ensure important safety messages remain while removing “Tannoy spam”.

Transport secretary Grant Shapps said: “I’m calling for a bonfire of the banalities to bring down the number of announcements passengers are forced to sit through and make their journey that little bit more peaceful.”

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