Posts in Category: general news and updates

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Seoul Subway Operators to Merge Next Year

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

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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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Premium Express Buses to Operate from September

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced the launch of a new “Premium Gold Express” (PGE) bus service earlier this week to rival the business class cabins on trains and airlines. MOLIT announced the start of operations for the new buses at an event in Sejong City earlier this week

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