What is the meaning of "asasaa"?

I’m not sure whether I got that word right. I was in Kagoshima for a few hours before transferring to a Shinkansen to Hiroshima. In a trolley, every time the trolley was departing from a station, the conductor was saying something like “asasaa”. It implies it has something to do with departing, but what is the exact meaning?

発車しま~す, perhaps?

Currently searching YouTube to see if there’s a video with the conductor audible, but YouTube’s been kinda sluggish to load of late, so I might need to get back to you on that.

Edit: Found this video:

Unfortunately, what the conductor says as the tram starts moving is generally obscured by the sound of the driver operating the controls, but it definitely sounds like 発車します to me.

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Yes, this is what the Kagoshima tram conductors say, can confirm.

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Yes this is used on trains and buses in Japan.
発車します…はっしゃします

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