SR Corporation

SR Corporation (Korean에스알, formerly Suseo High Speed Rail Corporation),[2][3] also known as Supreme Railways,[4] is a South Korean rail operator that operates high-speed rail services. It manages three stations and its trains call at 17 stations.[5]

SR Corporation
FormerlySuseo High Speed Rail Corporation
IndustryRail transport
FoundedDecember 27, 2013; 8 years ago (2013-12-27)
HeadquartersSuseo Hyosung Building, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
ServicesSuper Rapid Train (SRT)
Owners
Websitesrail.co.kr

HistoryEdit

  • Dec 2013 : Establishment of Suseo High Speed Rail Corporation(수서고속철도주식회사, 水西高速鐵道株式會社)[6]
  • June 2014 : Change of company name to SR Corporation
  • July 2014 : Joined The Korea Railway Association
  • Dec 2016 : Started running SRT(Super Rapid Train) [7]
  • Feb 2019 : Categorized as a Public Enterprise(준시장형 공공기관)

ServicesEdit

The Super Rapid Train (SRT) is a high-speed rail service operated by SR.[8] The service currently consists of two routes, Suseo–Busan route and Suseo–Mokpo route.[9] The ticket price is around 10% lower than KTX on average.[10] The SRT(Super Rapid Train) runs the Seoul-Busan route 8 minutes faster than KTX.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shareholders". SR Corporation. Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  2. ^ "SR 연혁". SR Corporation (in Korean). Archived from the original on September 26, 2020. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  3. ^ Lim Jeong-hwan (July 2, 2020). "[단독]수서고속철도→에스알→?…SR 6년만에 이름 바꾸나". Newdaily (in Korean). Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  4. ^ David Briginshaw (June 1, 2018). "Supreme Railways fights for survival". Rail Journal. Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  5. ^ "Exclusive Stations". SR Corporation. Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  6. ^ "SR연혁". www.srail.or.kr (in Korean). Retrieved January 17, 2022.
  7. ^ 윤보람 (November 20, 2016). "수서고속철 내달 9일 개통…117년만에 철도경쟁시대 열린다". 연합뉴스 (in Korean). Retrieved January 17, 2022.
  8. ^ Andy Tebay (December 9, 2016). "Korea opens Suseo high-speed line". Rail Journal. Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  9. ^ Sun Byung-kyu (September 21, 2016). "[철도의날 특집] 수도권고속철도 운영기업 (주)SR". Kukto Ilbo (in Korean). Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  10. ^ 윤보람 (November 20, 2016). "수서고속철 내달 9일 개통…117년만에 철도경쟁시대 열린다". 연합뉴스 (in Korean). Retrieved January 17, 2022.