Migeum Station

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Migeum Station
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Korean name
Hangul (분당서울대병원)
Hanja
Revised Romanization Migeum-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Migŭm-yǒk
General information
Location 795 Gumi-dong,
Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si,
Gyeonggi-do
Operated by Korail
Line(s)      Bundang Line
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Underground
Key dates
September 1, 1994      Bundang Line opened

Migeum (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital) Station is a subway station located in Geumgok-dong. It is between Jeongja Station and Ori Station on the Bundang Line. It will become a transfer station to the Shinbundang Line in 2017.[1][needs update]

There was a debate[2][3] between Seongnam City and Suwon City regarding whether Migeum should be included in the Phase 2 extension of Shinbundang Line. Supporters argued that the distance between Jeongja Station and SB01, an originally planned station to follow Jeongja, would be unusually long at 3.76 km. They also argued that the inclusion of Migeum will alleviate traffic in the area. Meanwhile,the Suwon opposition claims that the inclusion would delay travel time to Gwanggyo, a planned area of Suwon in construction.

One of the largest commercial districts in Bundang, Migeum has a variety of boutiques, Korean and Western restaurants, chicken-and-beer restaurants, karaoke places, Korean-style barbecues, hagwons and a 2001 Outlet department store. Tancheon stream is close by.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "신분당선 연장선 미금역, GO? STOP!". Naeil. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ Hong, Jang-won (October 27, 2011). "신분당선 연장 `미금역` 신설" (in Korean). MK. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ "신분당선 미금역 설치 반대 삭발식". Migeum Station Head Shaving Protest (in Korean). Korea Press Agency. November 2, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Wangsimni
Bundang Line
toward Suwon

Coordinates: 37°20′59.92″N 127°06′32.22″E / 37.3499778°N 127.1089500°E / 37.3499778; 127.1089500