Bupyeong Station

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Bupyeong Station
Korail bupyeong station platform.jpg
Bupyeong Station (Gyeongin Line)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Bupyeongnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Pup'yŏngnyŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Seoul Line 1: 90,620[1]
Incheon Line 1: 12,474[1]
Line 1
Bugae Baegun
Station number 152
Address 738-21 Bupyeong 1-dong,
14 Gwangjangno,
Bupyeong-gu, Incheon
Date opened September 18, 1899
Type Aboveground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 4
Operator Korail
Incheon Subway Line 1
Bupyeong Market Dongsu
Station number I120
Address 7 Bupyeongdaero Jiha,
Bupyeong-gu, Incheon
Date opened October 6, 1999
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Incheon Transit Corporation

Bupyeong Station is a subway station located in Bupyeong-gu, which is a district in Incheon, South Korea. This station is on the Seoul Subway Line 1 and Incheon Subway Line 1. It is one of the most crowded stations on the Incheon line because of its central location and its connection to the Seoul line.

Entrance[edit]

  • Exit 1: Bupyeong 6-dong Office, Yerim School, Bupyeong Catholic Medical Center
  • Exit 2: Bupyeongnam Elementary School, Buil Girls' Middle School, Bupyeong 2-dong Office
  • Exit 3: Police branch office at Bupyeong Station

Underground market[edit]

This area has lots of shops selling several goods from clothes to books which are a lot cheaper than those in normal bookstores. Actually, it was the best trading area including normal shops around the station. There are many restaurants and a large Lotte Mart store. Fashion street and several malls have played a big role in attracting the public.[2]

Passengers[edit]

According to the data, there is a rapid reduction of using passengers. It is believed to cause those situations after operation of metropolitan buses system.

Station Figure[3]
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Line 1 42675 50606 55855 56145 36980 36338 36018 35349 35739 35152 36651 44377 -
Incheon Subway Line 1 - - - 6174 5501 5200 6064 5768 5639 5478 5629 5934 6457

In popular culture[edit]

The station appears several times in the wildly popular South Korean film My Sassy Girl.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ 한경비즈니스
  3. ^ Original data from Seoul Metro in 2012
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Soyosan
Line 1
Local
toward Incheon
toward Yongsan
Line 1
Rapid
toward Dongincheon
toward Gyeyang
Incheon Line 1

Coordinates: 37°29′22.39″N 126°43′26.66″E / 37.4895528°N 126.7240722°E / 37.4895528; 126.7240722