Jamsil station

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Jamsil Station is an underground station on Line 2 and Line 8 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Lotte World is continuous with the Line 2 station. The station is also called Songpa-gu Office Station (송파구청역), due to the proximity of the office building (right outside Exit 10 of the Line 8 station).[1]

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Jamsil (Songpa-gu Office) Station
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Station sign (Line 2)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationJamsillyeok
McCune–ReischauerChamsillyŏk
General information
Location567 Songpa-daero, 27 Jamsil 5-dong,
Songpa-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates37°30′48″N 127°06′01″E / 37.51333°N 127.10028°E / 37.51333; 127.10028Coordinates: 37°30′48″N 127°06′01″E / 37.51333°N 127.10028°E / 37.51333; 127.10028
Operated bySeoul Metro
Line(s)     Line 2
     Line 8
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
October 31, 1980[1]     Line 2 opened
November 23, 1996[1]     Line 8 opened
Passengers
(Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 148,194[2]
Line 8: 20,880[2]
Services
Preceding station Seoul Metropolitan Subway Following station
Jamsillaru
Next counter-clockwise
Line 2 Jamsilsaenae
Next clockwise
Mongchontoseong
towards Amsa
Line 8 Seokchon
towards Moran

The Line 2 station is located in Jamsil-dong and the Line 8 station is located in Sincheon-dong. Both neighborhoods are within Songpa-gu, Seoul.

Station layoutEdit

Line 2Edit

Jamsillaru
Inner | | Outer
Jamsilsaenae
Inner loop Line 2 toward Chungjeongno
Outer loop Line 2 toward City Hall

Line 8Edit

Mongchontoseong
S/B | | N/B
Seokchon
Northbound Line 8 toward Amsa
Southbound Line 8 toward Moran

Passenger loadEdit

A survey conducted in 2011 by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on 92 Administrative divisions across the country reported that Jamsil Station is the second-busiest public transit stop after Gangnam Station. It is followed by Sadang Station, Seolleung Station and Sillim Station.[3]

In December 2010 the station had the fourth-highest rate of WiFi data consumption of all the Seoul Metropolitan Subway stations, following Express Bus Terminal Station, Sadang Station, Dongdaemun Station and followed by Jongno 3-ga Station.[4]

EntranceEdit

  • Exit 1 : Ways to Bangi dong, Songpa district office, Telecom office of Songpa, Olympic Park
  • Exit 2 : Songpa highway, Seokchon Lake

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "잠실역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-02-06.
  2. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Gangnam Busiest Subway Station in Korea". Chosun Ilbo. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Seoul Subway Line No. 2 Becomes Major WiFi Hotspot". Chosun Ilbo. 24 December 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2012.