Kwangwoon University Station

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Kwangwoon University Station
Korail seongbuk station.JPG
Seongbuk Station era
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gwangundae-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Kwangundae-yŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 1: 20,501[1]
Line 1
Wolgye Seokgye
Station number 119
Address 85 Wolgye-dong,
98-2 Seokgyero,
Nowon-gu, Seoul
Coordinates 37°37′23″N 127°03′41″E / 37.62306°N 127.06139°E / 37.62306; 127.06139Coordinates: 37°37′23″N 127°03′41″E / 37.62306°N 127.06139°E / 37.62306; 127.06139
Date opened July 25, 1939
Type Aboveground
Platforms/tracks 3 / 5
Operator Korail
Gyeongchun Line
Terminus Sangbong

Kwangwoon University Station (formerly Seongbuk Station) is a train station on the Gyeongwon Line in Seoul, South Korea operated by Korail. It is served by Line 1 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway system, being one of the original termini of Line 1 along with Incheon Station and Suwon Station when Line 1 opened in 1974. Seongbuk Depot, one of the 5 depots of Line 1, is located nearby. It is also the current western terminus of the Gyeongchun Line, although trains traveling between Seoul and Chuncheon depart from Cheongnyangni Station.

Renaming[edit]

Seongbuk Station was renamed Kwangwoon University Station on February 25, 2013.[2] It was formerly subnamed Kwangwoon University.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ "Seongbuk Station is now named Kwangwoon University Station" (Korail via VisitKorea.net - February 18, 2013)
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Soyosan
Line 1
toward Incheon
Terminus Gyeongchun Line
toward Chuncheon