Bupyeong Station

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Bupyeong Station
Korail bupyeong station platform.jpg
Bupyeong Station (Gyeongin Line)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Bupyeongnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Pup'yŏngnyŏk
General information
Location 738-21 Bupyeong 1-dong,
16 Gwangjangno,
Bupyeong-gu, Incheon[1][2]
Operated by Korail, Incheon Transit Corporation
Line(s)      Line 1
     Line 1
Platforms 4
Tracks 6
Key dates
September 18, 1899
August 15, 1974 (Line 1)[1][2]
     Line 1 opened
October 6, 1999[2]      Line 1 opened
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Seoul Line 1: 90,620[3]
Incheon Line 1: 12,474[3]

Bupyeong Station is a subway station located in Bupyeong District, a district in Incheon, South Korea. This station is on the Seoul Subway Line 1 and Incheon Subway Line 1. It is one of the most crowded stations on the Incheon line because of its central location and its connection to the Seoul line.

Entrance[edit]

  • Exit 1: Bupyeong 6-dong Office,Yerim School,Bupyeong Catholic Medical Center
  • Exit 2: Bupyeong Elementary School,Buil Girls' Middle School,Bupyeong 2-dong Office
  • Exit 3: Police branch office at Bupyeong Station

Underground market[edit]

The station is connected with an underground passage, consisting of small shops that sell various types of goods, including clothes, accessories, electronic devices and books. Many of these goods can be purchased cheaper than standard retail establishments. In addition, the station building has a Uniqlo store, food court, retail shops, various restaurants and a large Lotte Mart store.[4]

Passengers[edit]

According to data, the number of passengers traveling via this station has greatly decreased over the past few years. This is believed to be caused by the deployment of Metropolitan City buses.

Station Figure[5]
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Line 1 42675 50606 55855 56145 36980 36338 36018 35349 35739 35152 36651 44377 -
Incheon Subway Line 1 - - - 6174 5501 5200 6064 5768 5639 5478 5629 5934 6457

In popular culture[edit]

The station has appeared several times in the widely popular South Korean film My Sassy Girl.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "부평역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  2. ^ a b c "부평역" (in Korean). KRIC. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  3. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  4. ^ 한경비즈니스
  5. ^ Original data from Seoul Metro in 2012
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Soyosan
Line 1
Local
toward Incheon
toward Yongsan
Line 1
Rapid
toward Dongincheon
toward Gyeyang
Incheon Line 1

Coordinates: 37°29′22.39″N 126°43′26.66″E / 37.4895528°N 126.7240722°E / 37.4895528; 126.7240722