Seoul Metro reopens midnight train services – Korea’s COVID-19 controls quite cleared

Following the lifting of the epidemic prevention measures for COVID-19 in South Korea, Seoul Metro and the Korail Corporation are gradually resuming late-night operation on subway lines in the Seoul metropolitan area.

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Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu Office

Seoul Metro 7000 Series Train operated on Seoul Subway Line 7 (스마트랜스/Pixabay)

Seoul Metro opened on May 22, 2021 (Saturday) between Seongnam Station (761: 석남) and Bupyeong-gu Office Station (759: 부평구청) on the Seoul Subway Line 7. The starting point was Bupyeong-gu Office Station connecting with Incheon Metro Line 1 until now, and it was extended to Seongnam Station, which connects to Incheon Metro Line 2, 4.2 km westward (See the below network map). A new Sangok Station (760: 산곡) opened on the way. Seoul Subway Line 7 is a long commuting line from Incheon City to Uijeongbu City (Gyeonggi) via Bucheon City (Gyeonggi) and Seoul City, but it has been extended to 53 stations in total. In addition to being able…

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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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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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