Category Archives: South Korea

Shinbundang Line (DX Line)

Shinbundang Line Information The Shinbundang Line, also referred to as the DX Line of the South Korean Metro service, is a thirty-one kilometer long line that is part of the Metropolitan Subway network of Seoul. With the commencement of services along this stretch, the Shinbundang Line became the fifth subway service in the world- the… Read More »

Gwangju Metro

Gwangju Metro Information A rapid transit service in the city of Gwangju in South Korea, the inauguration of the Gwangju Metro service put the city on the world map as the fifth South Korean city to have its very own Metro service. It commenced services back in 2004 and at present connects the eastern and… Read More »

Busan Metro

Busan Metro Information The Busan Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the city of Busan, South Korea. Initially serving just 17 stations in the year 1985, it now has 5 lines serving 121 stations in total. The system is operated by the Busan Transportation Corporation and is 133.4 km long. A popular means… Read More »

AREX

AREX Information Spelled as A’REX to increase its significance as a brand name, AREX is essentially a rapid transit service in South Korea that links the capital city of Seoul to the Incheon International Airport as well as Gimpo Airport. The section between these two airports was opened in March 2007, and ultimately in December… Read More »

Incheon Subway

Incheon Subway Information A single line subway service, Incheon Subway is the very own Metro service for the city of Incheon in South Korea. Stretching for as long as twenty-nine kilometers, it has twenty-nine stations along the route length. The subway service makes for one of the fastest and easiest means of getting around in… Read More »

Daejeon Metro

Daejeon Metro Information The first subway line in the city of Daejeon began operations in March of 2006. It connects the Daejeon City station to the eastern as well as the western limits of the city. As part of an integrated transport network, the Metro service has feeder bus routes serving each station along the… Read More »

Seoul Metropolitan Subway

Seoul Metropolitan Subway Information How big could a metro network be, to have four companies in charge for its operations? Well, if we look at the Seoul Metropolitan Subway, the answer is 331.5 km. This metro network that serves the people of Seoul has been in operation since 1974. Over the years, the network has… Read More »

Daegu Metro

Daegu Metro Information The Daegu Metro service is a subway transportation network that serves the people of  Daegu, South Korea. Presently, it has 2 rapid lines and 1 monorail line under operations. This 81.2 km rail, serves nearly 90 stations in total. The metro system began operations in the year 1997 and is operated by… Read More »