Tongchon Station

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T'ongch'ŏn
동천
Korean name
Hangul 통천역
Hanja
Revised Romanization Tongcheon-yeok
McCune–Reischauer T'ongch'ŏn-yŏk
General information
Location T'ongch'ŏn-ŭp,
T'ongch'ŏn,
Kangwon Province
North Korea
Coordinates 38°56′53″N 127°53′23″E / 38.9481°N 127.8897°E / 38.9481; 127.8897Coordinates: 38°56′53″N 127°53′23″E / 38.9481°N 127.8897°E / 38.9481; 127.8897
Owned by Korean State Railway
Line(s) Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line
History
Opened 21 July 1931
Electrified yes
Previous names Kojŏ
Original company Chosen Government Railway
Services
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
toward Anbyŏn
Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line
toward Jejin (ROK)

T'ongch'ŏn Station is a railway station in T'ongch'ŏn-ŭp, T'ongch'ŏn county, Kangwŏn province, North Korea[1] on the Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line of the Korean State Railway.[2]

History[edit]

The station, originally called Kojŏ Station, was opened on 21 July 1931 by the Chosen Government Railway, along with the rest of the second section of the original Tonghae Pukpu Line from Hŭpkok (nowadays called Myŏnggo) to the original T'ongch'ŏn station (nowadays called Tonghae).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Road map of Korea, North and South, published December 2010 by Freytag and Berndt, Vienna, Austria, ISBN 978-3-7079-0974-6
  2. ^ Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6