Daegu Metro

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Daegu Metro
South Korea subway logo.svg
DMSC Daegu Subway 1 Jungangno Station.jpg
Jungangno Station
Overview
Owner City of Daegu
Locale Daegu, South Korea
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 2
Number of stations 59
Operation
Began operation 20 November 1995
Operator(s) Daegu Metropolitan Transit Corporation
Technical
System length 57.3 km (35.6 mi)
System map

Daegu subway linemap en.svg

Daegu Metro
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Daegu dosicheoldo
McCune–Reischauer Taegu tosich'ŏlto

Daegu Metro (Hangul: 대구도시철도; hanja: 大邱都市鐵道; RR: Daegu dosicheoldo) serves primarily the South Korean city of Daegu.

Lines[edit]

Line Name
English
Line Name
Hangul
Starting Station(s) Ending Station(s) Stations Total Length
Line 1 1호선 Daegok Ansim 30 25.9 km
Line 2 2호선 Munyang Yeungnam Univ. 29 31.4 km

Line 1[edit]

Main article: Daegu Metro Line 1

Line 1 was the site of the Daegu subway fire of 2003, when an arsonist set fire to a train in rush hour and killed nearly 200 people.

Line 2[edit]

Main article: Daegu Metro Line 2

Line 2 was completed in October 2005.

Lines under construction[edit]

Line 3[edit]

Main article: Daegu Metro Line 3

Line 3 (monorail) is under construction, scheduled to be open in May 2015.

AGT line[edit]

The transport department has approved plans to build an Automated Guideway Transit line.

Fare[edit]

The fare is 1,200 won for a token to any stop on the subway and only 1,100 won with the use of a transportation card.

See also[edit]

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