Gubeundari Station

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Gubeundari Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja 굽은다리
Revised Romanization Gubeundari-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Kubŭndari-yŏk
General information
Location 345-12 Myeongil 1-dong,
Gangdong-gu, Seoul
Operated by SMRT
Line(s)      Line 5
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Underground
Key dates
November 15, 1995      Line 5 opened

Gubeundari Station is a subway station on Seoul Subway Line 5.

Overview[edit]

The name of Gubeundari literally means Gubeun – bent and Dari – "bridge". It comes after the previous name of Gokgyo-ri town near Cheonho-dong in the era of Joseon Dynasty and now located in Myeongil-dong. Currently, nearby Gubeundari Station, many Housing Complex such as Jugong, LG, Kumho, Dasung, Woosung, Samick Garden and Samick Park Apartments, Daemyung Elementary School, Cheonho and Shinmyung Middle School, Myungsung Presbyterian Church, Gil-dong Catholic Church, Gangdong Community Center, Dongseoul Market and the nationwide mart of Homeplus Gangdong Branch are there.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Line 5 toward Banghwa (Gil-dong)
Eastbound Line 5 toward Sangil-dong (Myeongil)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Banghwa
Line 5
toward Sangil-dong

Coordinates: 37°32′44″N 127°08′34″E / 37.54556°N 127.14278°E / 37.54556; 127.14278