Daegu Metro

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Daegu Metro
South Korea subway logo.svg
DMSC Daegu Subway 1 Jungangno Station.jpg
Jungangno Station
Overview
Owner City of Daegu
Locale Daegu, South Korea
Transit type Rapid transit and Monorail
Number of lines 2 rapid transit
1 monorail
Number of stations 59 (rapid transit only)[1]
89 (incl. monorail)
Operation
Began operation 26 November 1997
Operator(s) Daegu Metropolitan Transit Corporation
Technical
System length 57.3 km (35.6 mi)
(rapid transit only)[1]
81.2 km (50.5 mi)
(incl. monorail)
System map

Daegu subway linemap en.svg

Daegu Metro
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Daegu dosicheoldo
McCune–Reischauer Taegu tosich'ŏlto

Daegu Metro (Hangul: 대구도시철도; hanja: 大邱都市鐵道; RR: Daegu dosicheoldo) serves primarily the South Korean city of Daegu.

Lines[edit]

Line Name
English
Line Name
Hangul
Starting Station(s) Ending Station(s) Stations Total Length
Rapid transit:
 1  1호선 Daegok Ansim 30[1] 25.9 km[1]
 2  2호선 Munyang Yeungnam Univ. 29[1] 31.4 km[1]
Monorail:
 3  3호선 KNU Medical Center Yongji 30 23.9 km

Line 1[edit]

Main article: Daegu Metro Line 1

Line 1 was the site of the Daegu subway fire of 2003, when an arsonist set fire to a train in rush hour and killed nearly 200 people.

Line 2[edit]

Main article: Daegu Metro Line 2

Line 2 was completed in October 2005.

Line 3[edit]

Main article: Daegu Metro Line 3

Line 3, which is a monorail (unlike Lines 1 and 2), was completed and opened in April 2015.

Lines under construction[edit]

AGT line[edit]

The transport department has approved plans to build an Automated Guideway Transit line.

Fare[edit]

The fare is 1,200 won for a token to any stop on the subway and only 1,100 won with the use of a transportation card.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Overview > Company Information > Operation System". Daegu Metropolitan Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2015-04-22. 

External links[edit]