Seolleung Station

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Seolleung Station
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Seolleung Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Seolleung-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Sŏllŭng-yŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 117,787[1]
Bundang Line: 15,715[1]
Line 2
Samseong Yeoksam
Station number 220
Address 143-42 Samseong 2-dong,
340 Teherandaero Jiha,
Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Date opened December 23, 1982
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Seoul Metro
Bundang Line
Seonjeongneung Hanti
Station number K215
Address 143 Samseong 2-dong,
Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Date opened September 3, 2003
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Korail

Seolleung Station is a Seoul Subway station, on Line 2 and the Bundang Line. The station is named after the nearby Seonjeongneung, the Joseon Dynasty royal tombs Seolleung (선릉, 宣陵) and Jeongneung (정릉, 靖陵).

On Line 2, the preceding and following stations are Yeoksam Station and Samseong Station. On the Bundang Line these are Seonjeongneung Station, which will connect with Line 9, and Hanti Station.

Facilities[edit]

In 2011, retailer Home plus opened the world’s first virtual supermarket at the station, where smartphone users can photograph the bar code the of life-size pictures, on the walls and platform screen doors, of 500 items of food, toiletries, electronics etc., for delivery within the same day.[2][3]

Passager load[edit]

In a survey conducted in 2011 by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs on 92 Administrative divisions across the country, it reported that Seolleung Station is the fourth busiest public transit stop following Gangnam Station, Jamsil Station, Sadang Station; and followed by Sillim Station.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ Murthy, Rishika (22 September 2011). "Seoul's 6 coolest subway stops". CNN Travel. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Strother, Jason (21 October 2011). "Shopping by phone at South Korea's virtual grocery". BBC News. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Gangnam Busiest Subway Station in Korea". Chosun Ilbo. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno
toward Wangsimni
Bundang Line
toward Suwon

Coordinates: 37°30′16.02″N 127°2′56.35″E / 37.5044500°N 127.0489861°E / 37.5044500; 127.0489861