Seodaejeon Station

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Seodaejeon
서대전
Korail
KTX
Seodaejeon Station.jpg
Korean name
Hangul 대전
Hanja 西大田
Revised Romanization Seodaejeonnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Sŏdaejŏnnyŏk
General information
Location 74 Oryu-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon
South Korea
Coordinates 36°19′20.91″N 127°24′11.86″E / 36.3224750°N 127.4032944°E / 36.3224750; 127.4032944Coordinates: 36°19′20.91″N 127°24′11.86″E / 36.3224750°N 127.4032944°E / 36.3224750; 127.4032944
Operated by Korail
Line(s) Honam Line, Honam Line (KTX)
Platforms 2
Tracks 6
Construction
Structure type Aboveground/Straight
History
Opened November 1, 1936

Seodaejeon Station, meaning "West Daejeon Station", is on South Korea's high-speed KTX railway network, 161 km south of Yongsan Station.

History[edit]

The station opened on November 1, 1936[1] and KTX trains on the Honam Line began services on April 1, 2004.

Services[edit]

Seodaejeon Station serves all KTX trains on the Honam Line. It also has express services and local services on the normal speed Honam Line.[2]

Access[edit]

The station is accessible by bus, or by walking from Metro line 1 station Oryong (approx. 12 min walk) or the slightly farther station Seodaejeon Negeori (approx. 15 min walk).

Surroundings tourist site[edit]

Bomunsan, which is located in Daejosa-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon, and 11 other dongs, is one of the eight monuments in Daejeon. There are many cultural properties along with resting places such as Bomun Land, Pupu Land, Youth Square, Bomunsan Park (Sajung Park), outdoor music hall, observatory, amusement facilities and cable car. There are also 10 trails, including Sylbong Road, Moonpilbong Road, and Mountain Road. The top of the mountain is a meaningful mountain with cultural assets and monuments such as Bomunsan fortress, Mae Arya, and Bomunsa Temple.[3]

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notification No. 554 of the Government General Chosen (朝鮮總督府告示 第五百五十四號)" (Press release). Government General Chosen (朝鮮總督府官報). National Library of Korea (조선총독부관보 활용시스템). 1936-10-10. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  2. ^ "서대전역, 네이버 지식백과, 철도역 정보". 네이버, 네이버 지식백과, 철도역 정보. 
  3. ^ "네이버 철도역 정보, 서대전역[Seodaejeon Station]". 네이버, 철도역 정보.