Busan Transportation Corporation

The Busan Transportation Corporation (Hangul:부산교통공사, Hanja:釜山交通公社) was established on January 1, 2006, following the abolition of the Busan Urban Transit Authority, which was founded in 1987. It currently operates the Busan Metro line 1- 4 and Busan Gimhae light Rail transit in Busan and Gimhae, South Korea. In addition, it provides all the information about the routes in Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese.[1][2][3]

Busan Transportation Corporation
Native name
부산교통공사 (hangul)
釡山交通公社 (hanja)
IndustryRapid transit
FoundedJanuary 1, 2006
HeadquartersBusan Metropolitan City, Busan Jun-gu Gyotonggongsa, South Korea


The Corporation is governed by those of bureaucratic positions; with its system regulated by article 2 of the Auto Transportation Business Enforcement Law. It is responsible for all operations relating to the transportation system's construction and coherence. The corporation is led by the president, who oversees two departments (audit and safety & management) and four headquarters (planning, administration, general operations, and construction.)[1]


The Busan Transportation Corporation's logo depicts an image of a railway car in a square form. [1]

Corporate purposeEdit

The corporation's purpose for its service is: “to develop an urban transit system, provide convenience for citizens, and promote a national prosperity through the construction of public transportation facilities in the transit zone of metro and operational rationalization.” Their vision for 2012 is to become a first-class corporation for the citizens with their slogan saying ‘Leading the paradigm of 21C urban railway operation.’ The corporation is motivated by three goals: “1) accomplish the balance of operation surplus 2) accomplish the first place in customer satisfaction 3) make a great occupation to work.” Which they plan to do by reducing accidents to zero, optimizing construction, and improving their organization, service, and finances.[1]

Social ActivitiesEdit

The Busan Transportation Corporation has extensions that do not relate to transportation, as they own their own football club: Busan Transportation Corporation FC.[1][4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e "Busan Transportation Corporation website". Busan Transportation Corp. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Busan City Website". Dynamic Busan. Archived from the original on 13 May 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit opens". Railway Gazette. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Busan Transportation Corporation FC". Facebook. Retrieved 12 August 2013.

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