Kangwon Line

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Kangwon Line
Overview
Other name 경원선(京元線)
함경선(咸鏡線)
Native name 강원선(江原線)
Type Heavy rail, Passenger/Freight
Regional rail
Status Operarional
Locale South Hamgyong
North Hamgyong
Termini Kowon
P'yŏnggang
Stations 23
Operation
Opening Stages between 1913-1916
Owner Korean State Railway
Operator(s) Korean State Railway
Technical
Line length 145.8 km (90.6 mi)
No. of tracks Single track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 3000 V DC Catenary
Route map
Pyongna Line
0.0 Kowon
Detour of the Pyongna Line
42.0 Wonsan
Pyongyang–Wonsan Tourist Motorway
46.1 Kalma
Wonsan/Anbyon
52.8 Paehwa
57.7 Anbyon
Kumgangsan Chongnyon Line
Anbyon/Kosan
64.1 Namsan
73.5 Kwangmyong
81.6 Ryongjiwon
88.1 Kosan
126.3 Kombullang
131.1 Rimok
Sepo/Pyonggang
142.0 Pokkye
145.8 P'yŏnggang
152.6 Gagok
DPRK-ROK border
162.6 Woljeongri closed
Gyeongwon Line
Kangwon Line
Chosŏn'gŭl
Hancha
Revised Romanization Gangwonseon
McCune–Reischauer Kangwŏnsŏn

The Kangwŏn Line is an electrified standard-gauge trunk line of the North Korean State Railway running from Kowŏn on the P'yŏngra Line to P'yŏnggang.[1]

A yellow background in the "Distance" box indicates that section of the line is not electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
0.0 Kowŏn 고원 P'yŏngra Line
7.5 Chŏnt'an 전탄
12.1 Ryongdam 룡담 Ch'ŏnnae Branch
22.0 Okp'yŏng 옥평 Koam Branch
29.4 Munch'ŏn 문천
36.5 Tŏkwŏn 덕원
42.0 Wŏnsan 원산
46.1 Kalma 갈마
52.8 Paehwa 배화
57.7 Anbyŏn 안변 Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line
64.1 Namsan 남산
73.5 Kwangmyŏng 광명
81.6 Ryongjiwŏn 룡지원
88.1 Kosan 고산
Tongga-ri 동가리
102.5 Rakch'ŏn 락천
106.4 Sambang 삼방
114.1 Sep'o Ch'ŏngnyŏn 세포 청년 Ch'ŏngnyŏn Ich'ŏn Line
121.3 Sŏngsan 성산
126.3 Kŏmbullang 검불랑
131.1 Ri'mok 리목
142.0 Pokkye 복계
145.8 P'yŏnggang 평강

Ch'ŏnnae Branch[edit]

Electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
0.0 Ryongdam 룡담 Kangwŏn Line
4.4 Ch'ŏnnae 천내

Koam Branch[edit]

Not electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
0.0 Okp'yŏng 옥평 Kangwŏn Line
7.4 Koam 고암

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6