Chongsu Station

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Ch'ŏngsu
청수
巡道工出品 Photo by Xundaogong 青水站 - panoramio.jpg
View of the station building
Korean name
Hangul 청수역
Hanja
Revised Romanization Cheongsu-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏngsu-yŏk
General information
Location Ch'ŏngsu-rodongjagu,
Sakchu-gun,
North P'yŏngan
North Korea
Coordinates 40°27′33″N 124°53′28″E / 40.4593°N 124.8910°E / 40.4593; 124.8910Coordinates: 40°27′33″N 124°53′28″E / 40.4593°N 124.8910°E / 40.4593; 124.8910
Owned by Korean State Railway
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 5
History
Opened 27 September 1939
Electrified yes
Original company Pyongbuk Railway
Services
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
TerminusP'yŏngbuk Line

Ch'ŏngsu Station is a railway station of the Korean State Railway in Ch'ŏngsu Workers' District, Sakchu County, North P'yŏngan Province, North Korea. It is the northern terminus of the P'yŏngbuk Line of the Korean State Railway.[1] The line continues past the station to a factory at Namsal-li.

History[edit]

Ch'ŏngsu Station, along with the rest of the line, was opened by the Pyongbuk Railway on 27 September 1939.[2]

Services[edit]

Ch'ŏngsu Station is served by semi-express trains 115/116 to and from P'yŏngyang, long-distance stopping trains 200/201 to and from West P'yŏngyang,[1] as well as six pairs of commuter trains along the Ch'ongsu—Sup'ungP'ungnyŏn route.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6
  2. ^ 朝鮮總督府官報 (The Public Journal of the Governor-General of Korea), Shōwa Nr. 3813, 3 October 1939
  3. ^ North Korea Geographic Information: Transportation Geography - P'yŏngbuk Line (in Korean)