Kilju Chongnyon Station
|Owned by||Korean State Railway|
|Opened||1 November 1933|
Kilju Ch'ŏngnyŏn Station is a railway station in Kilju-ŭp, Kilju county, North Hamgyŏng province, North Korea. It is the junction point of the Paektusan Ch'ŏngnyŏn and P'yŏngra lines of the Korean State Railway.[page needed]
Originally called Kilju Station (Chosŏn'gŭl: 길주역; Hanja: 吉州駅), the station, along with the rest of the Kilju-Hapsu section, was opened by the Government Railways of Chosen (朝鮮総督府鉄道) on 1 November 1933.[page needed]
There is a pulp mill and a plywood factory in Kilju that receive raw logs via trains from the Paektusan Ch'ŏngnyŏn line.
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