There's A Tube Train Door Chime That Sounds Like A Christmas Film Theme Tune

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 26 months ago
There's A Tube Train Door Chime That Sounds Like A Christmas Film Theme Tune
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You'll never ride the sub-surface tube in the same way again. It's just been pointed out to us that the door alarm on S-stock trains (the newer ones on the Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and District lines) are the same two notes as the opening of composer John Williams's Home Alone theme. Judge for yourself:

Last Updated 07 December 2015

Matt Dexter

I think I can hear it in the S-Stock although I am not 100% sure

hannah

No, it's from remembering childhood in the hook soundtrack (from 9:06)