Seoul Metro

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Seoul Metro
TypeMunicipal-owned corporation
IndustryRapid transit
PredecessorsSeoul Metro Corporation
Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation
Founded31 May 2017[1]
Headquarters346 Cheonho-daero, Seongdong District, Seoul, South Korea
Key people
Kim Tae-ho (CEO)
OwnerSeoul Metropolitan Government
Seoul Metro
Revised RomanizationSeoul Gyotong Gongsa
McCune–ReischauerSŏul Kyot'ong Kongsa
Seoul Metro-Lines 1 to 9 and Uijeongbu.png
Seoullo Painting in Seoul Metro 1001 Train

Seoul Transportation Corporation, branded as Seoul Metro (Hangul: 서울교통공사), is a municipal-owned corporation owned by Seoul Metropolitan Government, and one of the two major operators of Seoul Metropolitan Subway with Korail.


Lines and sections[edit]

Seoul Metro's service covers part of lines 1, 3, 4 and all of lines 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9. Trains from Lines 1, 3 and 4 through operate with Korail services.[2] Seoul Metro controls the railways and stations owned by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.

Line Name Starting Station(s) Ending Station(s) Stations Total Length
in km
Seoul Metro Line 1.svg (control)
Cheongnyangni Seoul Station 10 7.8 km
Seoul Metro Line 1.svg (service)
Soyosan / Uijeongbu / Kwangwoon University / Yeongdeungpo Incheon / Seodongtan / Gwangmyeong / Sinchang(Soonchunhyang Univ.) 97 200.6 km
Seoul Metro Line 2.svg
City Hall / Sindorim / Seongsu Kkachisan / Sinseol-dong / City Hall 51 60.2 km
Seoul Metro Line 3.svg (control)
Jichuk Ogeum 34 38.2 km
Seoul Metro Line 3.svg (service)
Daehwa Ogeum 44 57.4 km
Seoul Metro Line 4.svg (control)
Danggogae Namtaeryeong 26 31.7 km
Seoul Metro Line 4.svg (service)
Jinjeop / Danggogae Sadang / Oido 51 72.1 km
Seoul Metro Line 5.svg
Banghwa Hanam Geomdansan / Macheon 57 63.0 km
Seoul Metro Line 6.svg
Eungam Sinnae 39 36.4 km
Seoul Metro Line 7.svg (control)
Jangam Onsu 41 46.9 km
Seoul Metro Line 7.svg (service)
Jangam Seongnam 53 60.1 km
Seoul Metro Line 8.svg
Amsa Moran 17 17.7 km
Seoul Metro Line 9.svg (control)
Eonju VHS Medical Center 12 12.8 km
Seoul Metro Line 9.svg (service)
Gaehwa / Gimpo International Airport VHS Medical Center 38 40.6 km


Subway etiquette with Bread Barbershop characters[edit]

In June 2020, the etiquette was uploaded on both YouTube channels, their own YouTube channel, and the Korean Bread Barbershop channel. The company said that they can meet Master Bread and his friends on June 10, 2020. The etiquette promotes that bringing food in a subway is prohibited.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Seoul Metro Created out of Merger between Two Subway Corporations". The Korea Economic Daily. The Korea Economic Daily. 31 May 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  2. ^ "서울교통공사 블로그 : 네이버 블로그". Retrieved 2021-05-31.

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