Opa Station

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Ŏp'a
어파
Korean name
Hangul 어파역
Hanja
Revised Romanization Eopa-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Ŏp'a-yŏk
General information
Location Ŏp'a-rodongjagu,
P'yŏngwŏn,
South P'yŏngan
North Korea
Owned by Korean State Railway
History
Opened 5 November 1905
Electrified yes
Services
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
P'yŏngŭi Line
toward P'yŏngyang

Ŏp'a Station is a railway station in Ŏp'a-rodongjagu, P'yŏngwŏn County, South P'yŏngan Province, North Korea. It is on located on the P'yŏngŭi line of the Korean State Railway.[1]

History[edit]

The station was opened on 5 November 1905 along with the rest of this section of the Kyŏngŭi Line, from which the P'yŏngŭi Line was formed after the division of Korea in 1945. A pro-independence demonstration against the Japanese occupation of Korea of about a thousand people took place in front of the station on 7 March 1919.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 39°19′38″N 125°39′3″E / 39.32722°N 125.65083°E / 39.32722; 125.65083