Pyongnam Line

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P'yŏngnam Line
Overview
Native name 평남선(平南線)
Type Heavy rail, Regional rail
Passenger/Freight
Locale Pyongyang
South Pyongan Province
Nampo
Termini Pyongyang
Nampo
Stations 17
Operation
Opening 16 October 1910
8 July 1938 (Nampo – Pyongnam Onchon)[1]
Owner Korean State Railway
Operator(s) Korean State Railway
Technical
Line length 89.9 km (55.9 mi)
No. of tracks Single track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 3000 V DC Catenary
(Pyongyang - Nampo)
Route map
P'yŏngbu Line
0.0 P'yŏngyang(Pyongyang Metro)
P'yŏngŭi Line
3.9 Pot'onggang(Pyongyang Metro)
Potong River
Youth Hero Motorway
7.5 Jochon (Ch'ilgol) Until 1935
8.7 Ch'ilgol
Youth Hero Motorway
13.3 Daebo Closed
15.8 Taep'yŏng
Pyongyang/Chollima
Chamjil-li Branch
23.1 Kangsŏn
Chollima/Kangso
Posan Branch
28.3 Kangsŏ
Tae'an Line
35.2 Taesong Closed
Youth Hero Motorway
Kangso/Ryonggang County
40.7 Ryonggang
Ryonggang County/Nampo
Ryonggang Line
47.6 Kalch'ŏn
Sinnamp'o
Youth Hero Motorway
Toji-ri Branch
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0.0
Namp'o
6.7 Haesan Closed
9.4 Tŏktong
13.8 Sillyŏng-ri
Sŏhaekammun Line
Nampo/Onchon County
18.5 East Kwangryang
20.7 West Kwangryang
23.4 Hwado
25.9 Rosang
29.8 Kwisŏng
34.7 P'yŏngnam Onch'ŏn
Namdong Branch
Pyongnam Line
Chosŏn'gŭl 평남선
Hancha
Revised Romanization Pyeongnamseon
McCune–Reischauer P'yŏngnamsŏn

The P'yŏngnam Line is an electrified standard-gauge trunk line of the North Korean State Railway running from P'yŏngyang to Namp'o.[2]

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 P'yŏngyang 평양 P'yŏngŭi Line, P'yŏngdŏk Line
3.9 Pot'onggang 보통강
8.7 Ch'ilgol 칠골
15.8 Taep'yŏng 대평
23.1 Kangsŏn 강선 Chamjil-li Branch
28.3 Kangsŏ 강서 Tae'an Line, Posan Branch
40.7 Ryonggang 룡강 Ryonggang Line
47.6 Kalch'ŏn 갈천
Sinnamp'o 신남포 Onch'ŏn Branch
Namp'o 남포 Toji-ri Branch

Chamjil-li Branch[edit]

Not electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
Kangsŏn 강선 P'yŏngnam Line
Chamjil-li 잠질리

Posan Branch[edit]

Electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
Kangsŏ 강서 Tae'an Line, P'yŏngnam Line
Posan 보산

Onch'ŏn Branch[edit]

Partially electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
0.0 Namp'o 남포
Sinnamp'o 신남포 P'yŏngnam Line
9.4 Tŏktong 덕동
13.8 Sillyŏng-ri 신령리 Sŏhaekammun Line
18.5 East Kwangryang (Tonggwangryang) 동광량
20.7 West Kwangryang (Sŏgwangryang) 서광량
23.4 Hwado 화도
25.9 Rosang 로상
29.8 Kwisŏng 귀성
34.7 P'yŏngnam Onch'ŏn 평남온천 Namdong Branch

Namdong Branch[edit]

Not electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
P'yŏngnam Onch'ŏn 평남온천 Onch'ŏn Branch
Ansŏk 안석
P'ungjŏng 풍정
Iap 이압
Raksaeng 락생
Sŏkta 석다
Hanch'ŏn 한천
Taep'ung 대풍
Yŏmjŏn 염전
Manp'ung 만풍
Namdong 남동 Sŏhae Line (Namdong Branch)

Toji-ri Branch[edit]

Not electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
Namp'o 남포 P'yŏngnam Line
Toji-ri 도지리

References[edit]

  1. ^ 朝鮮總督府官報 (The Public Journal of the Governor-General of Korea), 14 July 1938
  2. ^ Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6