Cheonan–Asan Station

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Cheonan–Asan Station
Cheonan-Asan Station.jpg
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Cheonanasannyeok
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏnanasannyŏk
General information
Location 364-4 Jangjaeri,
Baebang-eup, Asan-si,
Chungcheongnam-do
South Korea
Coordinates 36°47′39.78″N 127°6′16.28″E / 36.7943833°N 127.1045222°E / 36.7943833; 127.1045222Coordinates: 36°47′39.78″N 127°6′16.28″E / 36.7943833°N 127.1045222°E / 36.7943833; 127.1045222
Line(s) Gyeongbu High Speed Railway
Traffic
Passengers (2012) KTX:[1] 14,556[2]
Asan Station
Q54282 Asan station A01.jpg
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Asannyeok
McCune–Reischauer Asannyŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
KR:[3] 3,011[2]
Line 1: 4,190[4]
Line 1
Ssangyong Baebang
Station number P172
Address 419-1 Jangjaeri,
Baebang-eup, Asan-si,
Chungcheongnam-do
Date opened March 30, 2007
Type Aboveground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 4
Operator Korail

Cheonan–Asan Station (Onyangoncheon) is a ground-level train station located mostly in Asan, Chungcheongnam-do, although part of it lies in the neighboring city of Cheonan. This station serves high-speed KTX trains that run from Seoul to either Busan or Mokpo. It is connected to (and it is possible to transfer to trains which stop at) Asan Station, a railway station on the Janghang Line which is also served by Line 1 of the Seoul Subway. Asan Station was opened to facilitate access to the KTX station.

History[edit]

The location of Cheonan–Asan Station was finalised on June 14, 1993, though construction did not begin until July 22, 1996. The planned name of "Onyang Oncheon Station" was changed to "Cheonan-Asan Station" on November 20, 2003, and the station building was completed on March 27 the following year. The station opened for business four days later, on April 1, 2004.

On March 30, 2007, Asan Station was opened as a transfer station on the Janghang Line, soon to be integrated into the latest extension of Line 1 of the Seoul Subway.

Services[edit]

Cheonan–Asan Station serves select KTX trains on the Gyeongbu and Honam lines. (KTX services calling at Suwon do not pass through Cheonan-Asan, and not all KTX trains that do pass through will stop at Cheonan-Asan.) Asan Station, meanwhile, is served by all Saemaul and Mugunghwa services on the Janghang Line.

Cheonan Asan Station seen in a 360° panorama taken from Asan Station's platform

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Result of Cheonan-Asan Station on Gyeongbu HSR.
  2. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between General Railroad Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ Result of Asan Station on Janghang Line.
  4. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.

External links[edit]

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