Yangjae Station

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Yangjae Station
Yangjesta01.jpg
Line 3
Korean name
Hangul (서초구청)
Hanja ()
Revised Romanization Yangjae-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Yangjae-yŏk
General information
Location 2585 Nambusunhwan-ro, 12-1 Yangjae-dong,
Seocho-gu, Seoul[1][2]
Coordinates 37°29′04″N 127°02′02″E / 37.48444°N 127.03389°E / 37.48444; 127.03389Coordinates: 37°29′04″N 127°02′02″E / 37.48444°N 127.03389°E / 37.48444; 127.03389
Operated by Seoul Metro, NeoTrans Co. Ltd.
Line(s)      Line 3
     Shinbundang Line
Platforms 4
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Underground
Key dates
October 18, 1985[1]      Line 3 opened
October 28, 2011[1]      Shinbundang Line opened
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 3: 86,862[3]
Shinbundang Line: 8,845[3]

Yangjae (Seocho-gu Office) Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3 and Shinbundang Line. It was the southern terminus of Line 3 until October 30, 1993, when the line was extended to Suseo Station, and it became a transfer station with the Shinbundang Line on October 28, 2011. It is located in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul.[1][2]

It serves as an important mass transit hub for commuters who travel between Seoul and suburban cities such as Bundang, Yongin, and Suwon.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound Line 3 toward Daehwa (Nambu Bus Terminal)
Southbound Line 3 toward Ogeum (Maebong)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound Shinbundang Line toward Gwanggyo (Yangjae Citizen's Forest)
Northbound Shinbundang Line toward Gangnam (Terminus)
Side platform, doors will open on the left

Vicinity[edit]

Nearby Areas of Interest[edit]

Citizens' Forest[edit]

Yangjae Citizens' Forest is located near Yangjae Tollgate on the Gyeongbu Expressway, the entrance to Seoul City. Built for the 1986 Asian Games and 1988 Seoul Olympics, the land was prepared on July 1983 as part of Gaepo-dong Land Arrangement Plan. The construction of the Forest continued for about three years and completed on November 1986. The total area is 358,992 sq. meters. The park's major facilities include landscaped facilities, such as Grass Field, Octagonal Pavilion, and Pagora (wisteria trellis). The Forest also has sports facilities, such as tennis and basketball courts. Other major structures in the Forest include the Memorial Hall for Patriot Yun Bonggil, a parking lot, children's playground, and an outdoor wedding hall.

  • Location: 236, Yangjae 2-dong
  • Admission: Free
  • Parking: capacity for 571 cars
  • Yangjae station exit 7, 20 minutes walk or transfer to bus (get off at Yangjae Citizens' Forest).
  • Yangjae Citizens' Forest

Yangjae Stream[edit]

Yangjae Stream, or Yangjaecheon in Korean, is a 5.5 km long body of water that stretches from Gwanak-san through the southern area of Gangnam-gu. There are two swimming areas for kids, a number of stepping stone bridges to cross, and two sites for an ecosystem watch.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "양재역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Yangjae". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  3. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Daehwa
Line 3
toward Ogeum
Terminus
Shinbundang Line
toward Gwanggyo