Dongincheon Station

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Dongincheon Station
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Dongincheon Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Dongincheon-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Tonginch'ŏn-yŏk
General information
Location 1-1 Inhyeon-dong,
121 Chamoejeonno,
Jung-gu, Incheon[1][2]
Operated by Korail
Line(s)      Line 1
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Aboveground
Key dates
September 18, 1899
August 15, 1974[1][2]
     Line 1 opened
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 1: 40,752[3]

Dongincheon Station is a railway station on Seoul Metropolitan Subway Line 1 and Gyeongin Line located in Inhyeon-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon. Upon its opening in 1899, the station was known as "Chukhyeon Station", and in 1955, received its current name (literally East Incheon). The subway service started in 1974.[1][2]

History[edit]

  • September 18, 1899: Began operations as Chuckhyeon Station.[2]
  • April 25, 1926: Name changed to Sangincheon Station.[2]
  • August 7, 1955: Name changed to Dongincheon Station.[2]
  • August 15, 1974: Opened for Seoul Metropolitan Subway[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "동인천역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "동인천역" (in Korean). KRIC. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  3. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Soyosan
Line 1
Local
Terminus
toward Yongsan
Line 1
Rapid
Terminus

Coordinates: 37°28′30.55″N 126°37′58.31″E / 37.4751528°N 126.6328639°E / 37.4751528; 126.6328639