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Subject: London Underground 'Mind the Gap' man dies

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/15/16 at 6:38 am

The man who voiced the "Please mind the gap" and "Stand clear of the doors" announcements on the London Underground has died aged 62.

Voice-over artist Phil Sayer, who previously worked for the BBC as a regional TV and radio presenter, died on Thursday, according to a statement onhis Facebook page.

Mr Sayer, dubbed the "voice of reason, radio and railways", announced the warning phrases for multiple London Underground lines and PA announcements at railway stations across the country.

He was a presenter for BBC North West News and BBC GMR - now known as Radio Manchester - in the 1980s, before setting up a voice-over business with wife Elinor Hamilton.

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