à la gare

September 28, 2013 § Leave a comment

the departure – le départ
the arrival – l’arrivée
the monitor that shows the departures – le tableau des départs
the monitor that shows the arrivals – le tableau des arrivées
the suburb line – la ligne de banlieue
the platform – le quai
the reservations office – le bureau de location
the corridor, aisle – le couloir
the compartment – le compartiment
a numbered seat – une place numérotée
a reclining seat – un siège réglable
the folding tray table – la tablette rabattable
older train passenger car – un wagon à compartiments
a newer train passenter car – une voiture à couloir central
the restaurant car – la voiture-restaurant
the snack bar car – la voiture gril-express
the baggage car – le fourgon à bagages
seated – assis
full – complet, complète
available – disponible
next – prochain
numerous – nombreux, nombreuse
to rent – louer
to reserve – réserver
to look for, to get – chercher
to bring – emporter
to verify – vérifier
to collect – ramasser
to punch (a hole in) – poinçonner
to stop – s’arrêter
to descend – descendre
to serve, to lead to (context of train lines) – desservir
to get in line – faire la queue
to get on the train – monter en train
to change trains – changer de train
to get your connection – prendre la correspondance
(la correspondance est au bout du quai – the connection / you change trains at the end of the platform)
to miss the train – rater le train
to be wrong – se tromper
it’s no big deal – ce n’est pas grave
in advance – à l’avance
across from – en face de
standing – debout
from time to time – de temps en temps
frequently – fréquemment

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