Seomyeon Station

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Seomyeon Station
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Seomyeon Station
Korean name
Hanja 西
Revised Romanization Seomyeonnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Sŏmyŏnnyŏk
General information
Location Bujeon-dong, Busanjin District, Busan
South Korea
Coordinates 35°09′28″N 129°03′33″E / 35.15778°N 129.05917°E / 35.15778; 129.05917Coordinates: 35°09′28″N 129°03′33″E / 35.15778°N 129.05917°E / 35.15778; 129.05917
Operated by Busan Transportation Corporation
Line(s) Line 1 and Line 2
Platforms Line 1: 2
Line 2: 1
Tracks Line 1: 2
Line 2: 2
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code Line 1: 119
Line 2: 219
Opened Line 1: July 19, 1985
Line 2: June 30, 1999
Preceding station   Busan Metro   Following station
toward Sinpyeong
  Line 1   Bujeon
toward Nopo
toward Jangsan or Jeonpo
Line 2
toward Yangsan or Hopo

Seomyeon Station is a station of the Busan Metro Line 1 and Line 2 located in Bujeon-dong, Busanjin District, Busan.

Seomyeon Station is an underground station (both Line 1 and Line 2) which is connected to the Lotte World Underground Shopping Center of Busan main branch of Lotte Department Store since December 1995,[1][2] Judith Teahwa, also known as the present name of Teahwa Department Store on Daehyun Primall, an underground complex[3] and Seomyeon Underground Shopping Center since August 1985.[4]

This station was also recorded as the subway station with the second highest platform-train gap related accidents in the entire nation of South Korea (the first being Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station of Seoul), and the highest of Busan with 28 feet accidents occurring each year.[5]

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  1. ^ Kim, Seonhan (1995-12-07). 롯데백화점 부산점, 8일 개점 [Busan branch of Lotte Department Store, will open on 8th]. Naver (in Korean). Seoul: Yonhap. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  2. ^ Ok, Cheol (1996-02-27). 부산 롯데월드 스카이프라자 개장 [Open the Skyplaza of Busan Lotte World]. Naver (in Korean). Seoul: Yonhap. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  3. ^ Choi, Hyegyu (2011-09-07). 화장품 브랜드숍 '서면 대전(大戰)' 점입가경 [Seomyeon major war of cosmetic brand shops is getting out of hand]. (in Korean). Seoul: Busan Ilbo. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  4. ^ 서면지하상가 [Seomyeon Underground Shopping Center] (in Korean). Busan Merchant Association. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  5. ^ "지하철역 승강장 틈 발빠진 사고 5년간 327건". 서울신문. Retrieved February 21, 2015. 

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