This morning Seoul’s newest high-speed rail service, the “SRT”, finally opened for commercial service from Suseo Station in Gangnam, Seoul.
The new connection, operated by Korail subsidiary “SR” (Supreme Railways) provides a
Daejeon will open a new BRT (bus rapid transit system) on July 20 connecting Daejeon and Osong stations. The 53km route also travels through Sejong using the existing Sejong BRT system and will reduce current travel times from Daejeon to Sejong by more than 20 minutes.
Bus 1001 which
Seoul Economy reports that the Airport Railroad Corporation (A’REX) took over operations for the Incheon Airport Maglev from July 1 2016.
A’REX, a consortium between KB and the Industrial Bank of Korea, was selected through a tender process and will be responsible for overall operations, maintenance and passenger
Yesterday Seoul announced that Seoul Metro and Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRT) would be merged together following a majority vote from the unions of both corporations. Seoul Metro operates the majority of lines 1 – 4, and SMRT is responsible for lines 5-8. Seoul intends for the
Incheon’s Line 2 has been open for just over a week now but not everything has gone smoothly. While any new line is bound to have hiccups, the media isn’t pulling any punches after at least 9 incidents over the past 8 days. This included trains stopping
Seoul is rolling out new traffic signals for bus lanes across the city. The lights are in the shape of a bus, making it clearer to road users that the lights are for the bus lanes only.
A trial set of signals have been in
Travelling between Gyeongsang and Jeolla provinces became slightly faster yesterday with the opening of a newly realigned section of the Gyeongjeon Line from Jinju to Gwangyang.
The new 51.5km double-tracked route cuts travel time between Gwangyang and Jinju by half an hour from 73 minutes to 42 minutes. Trains will
South Korea’s national train operator Korail has announced the signing of a contract with Hyundai Rotem for 30 EMU-250 trains by August 2020 valued at 101.4 billion won.
As reported last month, the trains will be used on the Gyeongjeon Line which connects the southern Jeolla and