The Amrokkang Line is a non-electrified freight-only railway line of the Korean State Railway in North P'yŏngan Province, North Korea, running from Pup'ung on the P'yŏngbuk Line to Amrokkang Station on the Yalu River.
|Other name(s)||Sup'ung Hoan Line|
|Native name||압록강선 (鴨緑江線)|
|Owner||P'yŏngbuk Railway (1940-1945)|
Korean State Railway (since 1945)
|Type||Heavy rail, Freight rail|
|Opened||30 September 1940|
|Line length||4.1 km (2.5 mi)|
|Number of tracks||Single track|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge|
Originally called the Sup'ung Hoan Line, it was opened by the P'yŏngbuk Railway on 30 September 1940.
Following the partition of Korea the line was located within the Soviet zone of occupation, and was nationalised along with all the other railways in the zone by the Provisional People’s Committee for North Korea on 10 August 1946, becoming part of the Korean State Railway.
Logs floated down the Yalu River in log rafts are loaded onto trains at Amrokkang Station, from where they are shipped to the rest of the country.
A yellow background in the "Distance" box indicates that section of the line is not electrified.
|Distance (km)||Station Name||Former Name|
|Total||S2S||Transcribed||Chosŏn'gŭl (Hanja)||Transcribed||Chosŏn'gŭl (Hanja)||Connections|
|0.0||0.0||Pup'ung||부풍 (富豊)||P'yŏngbuk Line, Sup'ung Line|
|4.1||4.1||Amrokkang||압록강 (鴨緑江)||Sup'ung Hoan||수풍호안 (水豊湖岸)|
- ^ a b Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō) ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6
- ^ 朝鮮總督府官報 (The Public Journal of the Governor-General of Korea), Shōwa Nr. 4114, 7 October 1940