Paekkumsan station

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Paekkŭmsan

백금산
Korean name
Hangul
백금산역
Hanja
Revised RomanizationBaekgeumsan-yeok
McCune–ReischauerPaekkŭmsan-yŏk
General information
LocationPaekkŭmsan-dong,
Tanch'ŏn,
South Hamgyŏng
North Korea
Coordinates40°53′25″N 128°49′15″E / 40.8904°N 128.8209°E / 40.8904; 128.8209Coordinates: 40°53′25″N 128°49′15″E / 40.8904°N 128.8209°E / 40.8904; 128.8209
Owned byKorean State Railway
Platforms1
Tracks7 (+3 sidings)
History
Opened4 December 1943
Electrifiedyes
Services
Preceding station DPRKRailway -vector.svg Korean State Railway Following station
Kŭmgol
towards Muhak
Kumgol Line Tonsan
towards Yŏhaejin

Paekkŭmsan station is a railway station in Paekkŭmsan-dong, greater Tanch'ŏn city, South Hamgyŏng province, North Korea, on the Kŭmgol Line of the Korean State Railway.[1] It was opened on 4 December 1943 along with the rest of the Tongam–Paekkŭmsan section of the line;[2] the station was originally called Yongyang station (Chosōn'gŭl:용양역; Hanja: 龍陽駅), receiving its current name after the establishment of the DPRK.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6
  2. ^ The traffic and geography in North Korea: Kŭmgol Line (in Korean)
  3. ^ 朝鮮総督部官報 (The Public Journal of the Governor–General of Korea), Shōwa No. 4854, 9 April 1943 (in Japanese)