Sadang station

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Sadang station
Sadangstap.jpg
Sadang Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSadang-yeok
McCune–ReischauerSadang-yŏk
General information
Location1129 Sadang-dong,
2089 Nambusunhwanno Jiha,
Dongjak-gu, Seoul[1], South Korea
Operated bySeoul Metro
Line(s)     Line 2
     Line 4
Platforms3
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
December 17, 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, in South Korea.

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 Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. 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