Hanpo Station

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Hanp'o
한포
Korean name
Hangul 한포역
Hanja
Revised Romanization Hanpo-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Hanp'o-yŏk
General information
Location Hanp'o-ri,
P'yŏngsan County,
North Hwanghae Province
North Korea
Owned by Korean State Railway
History
Opened 3 April 1906
Electrified yes
Services
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
toward P'yŏngyang
P'yŏngbu Line

Hanp'o Station is a railway station located in Hanp'o-ri, P'yŏngsan County, North Hwanghae province, North Korea.[1] It is on located on the P'yŏngbu Line, which was formed from part of the Kyŏngŭi Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to P'yŏngyang; though this line physically connects P'yŏngyang to Pusan via Dorasan, in operational reality it ends at Kaesŏng due to the Korean Demilitarized Zone.[1]

History[edit]

The station was opened on 3 April 1906 on the bank of the Ryesŏng River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6

Coordinates: 38°13′35″N 126°27′09″E / 38.2265°N 126.4526°E / 38.2265; 126.4526