Ganeung Station

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109
가능
Ganeung
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Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Ganeung-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Kanŭng-yŏk
General information
Location 633 Pyeonghwaro,
Uijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do[1]
 South Korea
Coordinates 37°44′54″N 127°02′39″E / 37.74833°N 127.04417°E / 37.74833; 127.04417Coordinates: 37°44′54″N 127°02′39″E / 37.74833°N 127.04417°E / 37.74833; 127.04417
Operated by Korail Korail
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Aboveground
History
Opened October 5, 1987[2][1]
Traffic
Passengers Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 1: 17,393[3]
Services
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Soyosan
Line 1
toward Incheon

Ganeung Station is a metro station on the Seoul Subway Line 1, located in northern Uijeongbu, South Korea. It was also the northern terminus for Seoul Subway Line 1 until the line was extended to Soyosan.

History[edit]

It was originally built as a traditional railway station in 1961, named Gareung Station, but was abolished in 1963. It was rebuilt as Uijeongbu Bukbu Station and then renamed Ganeung in 2006.[1]

Platforms[edit]

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Ganeung 1-dong Office, Korean National Red Cross, Uijeongbu Girls' High School, Uijeongbu Girls' Middle School, Uijeongbu Technical High School, Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • Exit 2: Baeyoung Elementary School, Uijeongbu Joongang Elementary School, Uijeongbu 1-dong Post Office
  • Exit 3: Parking lot

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "가능역" (in Korean). KRIC. Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  2. ^ "가능역" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  3. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.