Pyonggang station

P'yŏnggang station is a railway station in P'yŏnggang-ŭp, P'yŏnggang county, Kangwŏn province, North Korea, on the Kangwŏn Line of the Korean State Railway.[1][page needed] It is the terminus station of this line, although prior to the Korean War, the railway continued on to Sintal-li, which is nowadays the northern terminus of the Kyŏngwŏn Line in South Korea.

P'yŏnggang

평강
Korean name
Hangul
평강역
Hanja
Revised RomanizationPyeonggang-yeok
McCune–ReischauerP'yŏnggang-yŏk
General information
LocationP'yŏnggang-ŭp, P'yŏnggang,
Kangwŏn
North Korea
Coordinates38°24′40″N 127°17′21″E / 38.4111°N 127.2891°E / 38.4111; 127.2891Coordinates: 38°24′40″N 127°17′21″E / 38.4111°N 127.2891°E / 38.4111; 127.2891
Owned byKorean State Railway
History
Opened16 August 1914
Electrifiedyes
Services
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
toward Kowŏn
Kangwŏn LineTerminus

The station, along with the rest of the former Kyŏngwŏn Line, was opened by the Japanese on 16 August 1914.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kokubu, Hayato. 将軍様の鉄道 (in Japanese). Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō. ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6.
  2. ^ "경영원칙 > 경영공시 > 영업현황 > 영업거리현황". Korail. Retrieved 2015-09-17.