'Mind the Gap' train announcer Phil Sayer dies

Phil Sayer became the voice of "mind the gap" announcements Credit: Sayer/Hamilton/Facebook

The voice of London Underground's "Please Mind the Gap" announcements has died.

Phil Sayer, 62, whose voice was heard on most of the automated PA systems on railway stations across the UK, died on Thursday from cancer.

Mr Sayer worked as a BBC presenter before setting up a company as voice-over artists with his wife Elinor.

  • Listen to Phil Sayer asking passengers to "mind the gap"

Writing on their Facebook page, she wrote: "Phil Sayer - voice of reason, radio, and railways. A dearly loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

"We are sorry to announce that this service terminates here".