Jamsil Station

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Jamsil Station
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Jamsil Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jamsillyeok
McCune–Reischauer Chamsillyŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 148,194[1]
Line 8: 20,880[1]
Line 2
Jamsillaru Sincheon
Station number 216
Address 27 Jamsil 5-dong,
Songpa-gu, Seoul
Date opened October 31, 1980
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Seoul Metro
Line 8
Mongchontoseong Seokchon
Station number 814
Address 29 Sincheon-dong,
Songpa-gu, Seoul
Date opened November 23, 1996
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator SMRT

Jamsil Station is an underground station on the Seoul Subway Line 2 and Line 8. Lotte World is continuous with the Line 2 station. The station is also called Songpa-gu Office Station, due to the proximity of the office building (right outside Exit 10 of the Line 8 station)

The Line 2 station is located in Jamsil-dong and the Line 8 station in Sincheon-dong, both neighborhoods being within Songpa-gu, Seoul.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2
Line 2 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Inner loop Line 2 toward Chungjeongno (Sincheon)
Outer loop Line 2 toward City Hall (Jamsillaru)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3
Line 8 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound Line 8 toward Amsa (Mongchontoseong)
Southbound Line 8 toward Moran (Seokchon)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Passenger load[edit]

A survey conducted in 2011 by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on 92 Administrative divisions across the country reported that Jamsil Station is the second-busiest public transit stop after Gangnam Station. It is followed by Sadang Station, Seolleung Station and Sillim Station.[2]

In December 2010 the station had the fourth-highest rate of WiFi data consumption of all the Seoul Metropolitan Subway stations, following Express Bus Terminal Station, Sadang Station, Dongdaemun Station and followed by Jongno 3-ga Station.[3]

Entrance[edit]

  • Exit 1 : Ways to Bangi dong, Songpa district office, Telecom office of Songpa, Olympic Park
  • Exit 2 : Songpa highway, Seokchon Lake

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ "Gangnam Busiest Subway Station in Korea". Chosun Ilbo. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Seoul Subway Line No. 2 Becomes Major WiFi Hotspot". Chosun Ilbo. 24 December 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno
toward Amsa
Line 8
toward Moran

Coordinates: 37°30′48″N 127°06′01″E / 37.51333°N 127.10028°E / 37.51333; 127.10028