Sadang Station

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Sadang Station
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Sadang Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Sadang-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Sadang-yŏk
General information
Location 1129 Sadang-dong,
2089 Nambusunhwanno Jiha,
Dongjak-gu, Seoul[1]
Operated by Seoul Metro
Line(s)      Line 2
     Line 4
Platforms 3
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Underground
Key dates
December 12, 1983[1]      Line 2 opened
October 18, 1985[1]      Line 4 opened
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 94,735[2]
Line 4: 58,545[2]

Sadang Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 2 and Seoul Subway Line 4.

Sadang Station has one island platform for Line 4 and two side platforms for Line 2. The Line 2 platforms of this station were the first in South Korea to have platform screen doors installed, on October 21, 2005. This station is the southern terminus for Line 4 trains that belong to the Seoul Metro.

Both platform levels are located in Sadang-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul.[3]

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2
Line 2 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Inner loop Line 2 toward Chungjeongno (Nakseongdae)
Outer loop Line 2 toward City Hall (Bangbae)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3
Line 4 platforms
Northbound Line 4 toward Danggogae (Chongshin University – Isu)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound Line 4 toward Oido (Namtaeryeong)

Passenger load[edit]

In a survey conducted in 2011 by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs on 92 Administrative divisions across the country, it reported that Sadang Station is the third busiest public transit stop following Gangnam Station and Jamsil Station. It is followed by Seolleung Station and Sillim Station.[4]

In December 2010 the station is recorded as having the second highest WiFi data consumption of all the Seoul Metropolitan Subway stations, following Express Bus Terminal Station and followed by Dongdaemun Station, Jamsil Station and Jongno 3-ga Station.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "사당역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  2. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Sadang". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  4. ^ "Gangnam Busiest Subway Station in Korea". Chosun Ilbo. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Seoul Subway Line No. 2 Becomes Major WiFi Hotspot". Chosun Ilbo. 24 December 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno
toward Danggogae
Line 4
toward Oido

Coordinates: 37°28′35.4″N 126°58′53.8″E / 37.476500°N 126.981611°E / 37.476500; 126.981611