Posts in Category: gyeonggi province

Shinbundang Line

Safety Issues on Shinbundang Line

One of the youngest subway lines in Seoul’s metropolitan region has some problems, which could become a serious safety issue. Certain parts of the subway rail tracks on the Shinbundang Line (신분당선) broke in around 400 cases until now.

The Shinbundang Line is in service since roughly

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Airport Railroad

New Station to be added to Airport Railroad

Update – April 2014: OBS  reports that Cheongna Station will open for service on June 21 2014. The original opening date was delayed due to work the signal system during the process of connecting the tracks to the high speed rail (KTX) line.

On August 31, KORAIL announced

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Yongin Everline to Finally Open

Update: The line is now expected to open in April 17, 2013.

On the 16th of February, Yonhap News reported that the Yongin Everline would start making preparations to begin operating by the end of this year. Yongin City announced that talks had reached their final stages and that an agreement

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Bike Sharing in South Korea

One of the biggest trends in sustainable urban transport is called bike sharing. Bike sharing’s success began in France and it took over a lot of cities worldwide. After a general definition of that concept and some advantages, I introduce the situation of bike sharing in

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