Gwangju Station


Gwangju Station

Infobox SMS station


caption=Gwangju Station Entrance
hangul=광주역
hanja=光州驛
rr=Gwangju yeok
mr=Kwangju yŏk
line1=
otherlines=Gwangju Line
Honam Line (KTX)
type=Aboveground/Straight
operator=Korail
opened=July 1, 1922
address=611 Jungheung Dong, Buk Gu, Gwangju

Gwangju Station is on South Korea's high-speed KTX railway network, 353km south of Yongsan Station.

History

The station opened on July 1, 1922 and the station building was moved to its present location on July 25, 1969. On August 10, 2000, Gwangju Station was connected to the Gyeongjeon Line via Hyocheon and Songjeong-ri to become the terminal station of the Gwangju Line. KTX trains on a spur of the Honam Line, following the Gwangju Line, began services on April 1, 2004.

ervices

Gwangju Station serves some KTX trains on the Honam Line. It also has express services and local services on the Gwangju Line. Gwangju Station is not connected to Gwangju's subway network.


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ee also

*List of Korea-related topics
*Transportation in South Korea
*Korail
*Korea Train Express

External links

* [http://ktx.korail.go.kr/eng/index.html Korea Train eXpress]
* [http://ktx.korail.go.kr/eng/flash/map.swf Route Map]


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