Posts in Category: heavy rail

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New Section of Gyeongjeon Line Cuts Travel Time

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

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Jeju-do Undersea Tunnel

Undersea Tunnel to Jeju-do

A snowstorm paralyzed Jeju-do’s air traffic for two consecutive days and ten thousands of visitors were stranded on the island. This issue proved to me once again that Korea has to built a rail connection from the mainland to the island. Sadly, the Jeju-do undersea tunnel project receives

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Underground Map

Plans for Huge Multi-mode COEX Transfer Center

In August, plans for a huge underground transfer center in Gangnam between Samseong Station (Line 2) and Bongeunsa Station (Line 9) were unveiled by Seoul.

Located next to the busy COEX mall, the COEX Transfer Center will be no small project and involves stations for multiple modes of transport being

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Gwangju-Gonjiam Bridge

Yeoju Line Set to Open in 2016

While some parts of Gyeonggi-do almost seem like a part of Seoul due to how well they’re connected to the metro system, there are still many areas of the province that seem distant due to the lack of any local rail public transport.

One of the upcoming lines being built

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Incheon Airport KTX

KTXs from Songdo and Suwon Stations

KTXs have been operating in the Incheon area via the airport railroad for over 2 years now, but soon it may be even easier for those living in the southern part of the city as well as parts of Gyeonggi-do to take the KTX.

At the beginning

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