Posts in Category: subwaymetro

Media Feature

Seoul Subway Hacking for at least 5 Months in 2014

The Seoul Metro Corporation, the company that operates subway lines no. 1 to 4, was the victim of a hacking last year. The hacking attack installed malicious software and leaked files from three office computers.

The national intelligence service analyzed login data from last year March to August. The

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Seoul's New Fare System

Seoul’s New Fare System

On June 27th Seoul won’t only have a price hike for public transport but a new fare system is going to be introduced. The new fare system includes a new calculation method for long-distance rides, free usage for elderly foreign residents and a discount for early

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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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Airport Railroad

KORAIL Sells Airport Railroad

Korail announced the sale of the Korail Airport Railroad yesterday to a private KB Bank equity trust fund which is a consortium between KB and the Industrial Bank of Korea. Korail sold 65.9% of its shares in the airport railroad, also known by its brand name A’REX,

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Seoul's Public Transport Fares

Increase of Seoul’s Public Transport Fares

It was speculated since a couple of months that there will be an increase of Seoul’s public transport fares in 2015. Today the transport department of Seoul submitted the proposal for new fare prices to the municipal assembly. We will see a rise of up to 30 %.

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