Yeouido station

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Yeouido Station
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Station Sign (Line 5)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationYeouido-yeok
McCune–ReischauerYŏŭido-yŏk
General information
Location3 Yeouido-dong,
40 Yeouinaruro,
Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul[1]
Operated bySeoul Metro, Seoul Metro Line 9 Corporation
Line(s)     Line 5
     Line 9
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
August 12, 1996[1]     Line 5 opened
July 24, 2009[1]     Line 9 opened
Services
Preceding station   Seoul Metro   Following station
toward Banghwa
Line 5
toward Sangil-dong or Macheon
Line 9
Express
toward Gaehwa
Line 9
Local

Yeouido Station is a subway station on Line 5 and Line 9 on the Seoul Subway system. It is one of the stations that serve the eponymous island of Yeouido, one of Seoul's financial hubs. The large Yeouido Park is close to this station.[1]

A new subway line starting from Yeouido broke ground in December 2011 heading south.[citation needed]

In 2023, the new subway line will be connect to Ansan city(where south west Gyeonggi-do is) and it will take only 30min from Yeouido to Ansan.[2]

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2
Line 5 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Line 5 toward Banghwa (Singil)
Eastbound Line 5 toward Sangil-dong (Yeouinaru)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3
Line 9 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Line 9 Local toward Gaehwa (Nat'l Assembly)
Line 9 Express toward Gimpo International Airport (Dangsan)
Eastbound Line 9 Local toward VHS Medical Center (Saetgang)
Line 9 Express toward VHS Medical Center (Noryangjin)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Vicinity[edit]

Attractions[edit]

  • IFC Seoul: IFC Office Towers, IFC Mall Seoul and Conrad Seoul Hotel.[3][4] The station is connected to the complex by a moving walkway, and is approximately two kilometers from Line 5.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "여의도역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  2. ^ 유, 수환 (2015-08-17). "여의도-안산 신안산선 2023년 개통".
  3. ^ Rahn, Kim (15 November 2012). "Conrad Seoul new hospitality landmark". Korea Times. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Enjoy smart stay at Conrad Seoul". Korea Times. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  5. ^ Cha, Frances (30 August 2012). "IFC Mall opens in Seoul". CNN Travel. Retrieved 15 October 2012.

Coordinates: 37°31′18″N 126°55′27″E / 37.52167°N 126.92417°E / 37.52167; 126.92417