Sangwangsimni Station

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Sangwangsimni Station
Sangwangsimni Station
Korean name
Revised Romanization Sang-wangsimni-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Sangwangsimni-yŏk
General information
Location 374 Wangsimni-ro jiha, 946-14 Hawangsimni-dong,
Seongdong-gu, Seoul[1][2]
Operated by Seoul Metro
Line(s)      Line 2
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Structure type Underground
Key dates
September 16, 1983[1]      Line 2 opened
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 18,887[3]

Sangwangsimni Station is a station on Seoul Subway Line 2 in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.[1][2]

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outer loop Line 2 toward City Hall (Sindang)
Inner loop Line 2 toward Chungjeongno (Wangsimni)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


On May 2, 2014 KST, two subway cars collided at Sangwangsimni Station, causing 238 injuries. [4][5][6]



  1. ^ a b c "상왕십리역" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2016-01-27. 
  2. ^ a b "상왕십리역" (in Korean). 서울지명사전. Retrieved 2016-01-27. 
  3. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  4. ^ Rose Kim and Seyoon Kim (2 May 2014). "Collision on Seoul’s Busiest Subway Line Injures 172". Bloomberg. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Over 200 injured as two trains collide in Seoul subway". RT. May 2, 2014. Retrieved May 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ Kim, Jack; Yang, Kahyun (May 2, 2014). "Subway trains crash in South Korean capital, 200 people hurt". Reuters. Retrieved May 2, 2014. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward City Hall

Coordinates: 37°33′51″N 127°01′46″E / 37.56417°N 127.02944°E / 37.56417; 127.02944