Jichuk Station

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Jichuk Station
Q79841 Jichuk A03.jpg
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jichungnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Chich'ungnyŏk
General information
Location 818-64 Jichuk-dong,
300 Samsongno,
Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si,
Gyeonggi-do[1]
Coordinates 37°38′53″N 126°54′50″E / 37.64800°N 126.91393°E / 37.64800; 126.91393Coordinates: 37°38′53″N 126°54′50″E / 37.64800°N 126.91393°E / 37.64800; 126.91393
Operated by Seoul Metro, Korail
Line(s)      Line 3
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Aboveground
Key dates
July 13, 1990[1]      Line 3 opened
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 3: 3,125[2]

Jichuk Station is located just northwest of Seoul on Seoul Subway Line 3. It is within walking distance to Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul. Jichuk station has a subway depot for Line 3 trains nearby.

Seoul Metro operates Line 3 south of this station; stations north of Jichuk (Ilsan Line Section) are operated by Korail. Korail & Seoul Metro jointly operate the platforms. But Seoul Metro operates whole domain of station.

Origin of the name[edit]

Jichuk Station is named after the administrative area (dong) that it is located in. The area used to belong to two villages in the Joseon period. Jijeong-ri produced paper, while Chuk-ri was famous for its bush clovers. When the area became united under Goyang-gun, it was named using the first syllables of the two villages.[3]

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L3
Line 3 platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound Line 3 – Ilsan Line toward Daehwa (Samsong)
Southbound Line 3 toward Ogeum (Gupabal)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Passengers[edit]

Line Figure[4]
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Ilsan Line 774 725 787 811 481 524 547
Seoul Subway Line 3 2449 2537 2582 2437 2429 2593 2584

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "지축역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-09-18. 
  2. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Jichuk". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2016-09-18. 
  4. ^ Original data from Seoul Metro (2006)
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Daehwa
Line 3
toward Ogeum