Tasado Line

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Tasado Line
Overview
Native name 다사도선(多獅島線)
Type Heavy rail, Regional rail
Passenger/Freight
Status Operational
Locale North Pyongan
Termini Ryongch'ǒn
Tasado Port
Stations 6
Operation
Opened 31 October 1939
Owner Korean State Railway
Operator(s) Korean State Railway
Technical
Line length 24.1 km (15.0 mi)
Number of tracks Single track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Route map
P'yŏngŭi Line
0.0 Ryongch'ǒn
P'yŏngŭi Line
5.7 Pukchung Rodongjagu
10.5 Ryongamp'o
13.2 Tǒkpong Closed
Ryongch'ǒn/Yǒmju
17.1 Sinjǒng-ri
20.5 Tasado
23.1 West Tasado Closed
24.1 Tasado Port
Tasado Line
Chosŏn'gŭl 다사도선
Hancha
Revised Romanization Dasadoseon
McCune–Reischauer Tasadosŏn

The Tasado Line is a non-electrified standard-gauge secondary line of the North Korean State Railway running from Ryongch'ŏn on the P'yŏngŭi Line to Tasado.

Services[edit]

At Pukchung the line serves the Pukchung Machine Complex factory, while beyond the station at the town of Tasado, it continues on to serve the Korean People's Navy base at Tasado Port.[1]


Route[edit]

A yellow background in the "Distance" box indicates that section of the line is not electrified.

Distance Station Name (Transcribed) Station Name (Chosŏn'gŭl) Connections
0.0 Ryongch'ŏn 룡천 P'yŏngŭi Line
5.7 Pukchung 북중
10.5 Ryongamp'o 룡암포
16.8 Sinjŏng-ri 신정리
20.5 Tasado 다사도
24.1 Tasado Port (KPN base) 다사도항

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6