Further trains reduced in the night – COVID-19 expansion in Seoul metropolitan

Seoul Station of Seoul Subway Lines 1 and 4 ©Katsumi

With the strengthening of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the number of trains operating at night will be further reduced in the Seoul metropolitan area from December 8, 2020 (Tuesday), following last month.

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Taichung Metro Green Line interrupts test operation due to vehicle trouble

Newly opened the Metro Green Line, the first urban railway in Taichung City

Taichung MRT announced that a vehicle trouble will occur on Saturday, November 21, 2020 on the Green Line during test run, and the operation will be suspended until the problem is resolved. The Taichung MRT Green Line, the first urban railway in central Taiwan, has been in test operation since Monday, November 16, 2020, while being open to passengers.

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New stations “Wutthakat” and “Nikhom Rotfai Maha Chai” opened on the SRT Maeklong Line

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) opened two new stations on the Maeklong Line (Wongwian Yai – Maha Chai) on Friday, October 23, 2020. One is the “Wutthakat” station (วุฒากาศ, Bangkok) between Talat Phlu Station (ตลาดพลู) and Clone Tonsai Station (คลองต้นไทร). It is located along Ratchapuruk Road (ถนน ราชพฤกษ์) about 150m from Wutthakat Station (S11) on the BTS Skytrain Silom Line, you can easily access downtown Bangkok by changing trains. The other is “Nikhom Rotfai Maha Chai” Station (นิคมรถไฟมหาชัย, Samut Sakhon) between Clonechuck Station (คลองจาก) and Maha Chai Station (มหาชัย). It is located next to Maha Chai Station which is famous for trains slipping into the market, and is close…

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The Metropolitan Railway Suin Line was extended between Suwon and Hanyang University at Ansan, and started direct operation through into the Bundang Line

The Metropolitan Railway Suin Line was extended between Suwon and Hanyang University at Ansan, and started direct operation through into the Bundang Line

Korea Railroad Corp. (KORAIL) newly opened the extension section of the Metropolitan Railway Suin Line (수도권 전철 수인선) between Suwon Station (수원, Gyeonggi) and Hanyang University at Ansan Station (한대앞, Gyeonggi) on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The opening sections and new stations are as follows. Suwon Station (K245: existing station) Gosaek Station (K246: 고색, Gyeonggi) Omokcheon Station (K247: 오목천, Gyeonggi) Eocheon Station (K248: 어천, Gyeonggi) Yamok Station (K249: 야목, Gyeonggi) Sa-ri Station (K250: 사리, Gyeonggi) Hanyang University at Ansan Station (K251: existing station) With the opening of this time, the Metropolitan Railway Suin Line and Bundang Line are integrated as the “Suin & Bundang Line”, and started the through operation via…

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