The Ansan Line is a railway line connecting Gunpo to Siheung in South Korea. Services on this line run through train services into Seoul Subway Line 4 via the Gwacheon Line. Services from the Suin Line share tracks with this line between Hanyang Univ. (Ansan)–Oido.[1]

Ansan Line
South Korea subway logo.svg
Korail Line 4 train at Geumjeong.JPG
Overview
Native name안산선(安山線)
StatusOperational
OwnerKorea Rail Network Authority
LocaleGyeonggi
Termini
Stations14
Service
TypeRapid transit
SystemSeoul Metropolitan Subway
Services     Line 4
Operator(s)Korail
History
Opened25 October 1988
Technical
Line length26.0 km (16.2 mi)
Number of tracksDouble track
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification25 kV/60 Hz AC Overhead line
Route map
Gyeongbu Line, Gwacheon Line
0.0 Geumjeong
Gyeongbu Line
2.3 Sanbon
3.4 Surisan
6.0 Daeyami
Yeongdong Expressway
8.0 Banwol
Seohaean Expressway
Gyeongbu High Speed Railway
11.7 Sangnoksu
Suin Line
13.2 Hanyang Univ.–Ansan Campus (Former Illi)
See Suin Line
26.0 Oido
Suin Line
Ansan Line
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationAnsan-seon
McCune–ReischauerAnsan-sŏn

HistoryEdit

In 1988 the section between Geumjeong–Ansan opened as a branch line of Gyeongbu Line with through train service to Seoul Subway Line 1. Since the opening of the Gwacheon Line the trains have been running through to Seoul Subway Line 4. The line was extended as follows:

Date Section Length
25 October 1988 Geumjeong–Hanyang Univ. (Ansan)–Ansan 19.5 km
28 July 2000 Ansan–Oido 6.5 km

StationsEdit

Express trains stop at stations marked "●" and pass stations marked "|".

Station
number
Station name
English
Station name
Hangul
Station name
Hanja
EX Transfer Distance
in km from Danggogae
Total
distance
Location
Through-services to/from Danggogae via Gwacheon Line and Seoul Metropolitan Subway Line 4

Express services stop at all stops beyond Geumjeong Station

443 Geumjeong 금정   2.6 45.5 Gunpo-si
444 Sanbon 산본 2.3 47.8
445 Surisan 수리산 | 1.1 48.9
446 Daeyami 대야미 | 2.6 51.5
447 Banwol 반월 | 2.0 53.5 Ansan-si
448 Sangnoksu 상록수 3.7 57.2
449 Hanyang Univ. at Ansan 한대앞 | Suin
(shared, 2020)
  (2020) 1.5 58.7
450 Jungang 중앙 1.6 60.3
451 Gojan 고잔 | 1.4 61.7
452 Choji 초지   1.5 63.2
453 Ansan 안산 | 1.8 65.0
454 Singiloncheon 신길온천 | 2.2 67.2
455 Jeongwang 정왕 2.9 70.1 Siheung-si
456 Oido 오이도   1.4 71.5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Subway Line 4(Ansan Line)". AnyStory (in Korean). 2018-12-08. Retrieved 2019-05-31.