Soyosan station

Soyosan Station is a ground-level metro station on Line 1 of the Seoul Subway in Sangbongam Dong, Dongducheon, South Korea. It is named after the nearby Soyosan (587 m),[3] a mountain beside the U.S. Army base Camp Casey. It is on this mountain, at the Jajae'am Hermitage, that the Buddhist Saint Wonhyo is said to have reached enlightenment.[4] Travel time between Soyosan station and Seoul Station via Seoul Subway Line 1 is approximately 78 minutes.[5]

소요산
Soyosan Station
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Station Sign (To Baengmagoji or Dongducheon)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSoyosannyeok
McCune–ReischauerSoyosannyŏk
General information
Location126-3 Sangbongam-dong,
2925 Pyeonghwa-ro,
Dongducheon-si,
Gyeonggi-do
 South Korea
Coordinates37°56′55″N 127°03′39″E / 37.94861°N 127.06083°E / 37.94861; 127.06083Coordinates: 37°56′55″N 127°03′39″E / 37.94861°N 127.06083°E / 37.94861; 127.06083
Operated byKorail Korail
Line(s)Gyeongwon Line
Platforms2 (2 side platforms)
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus Station
Construction
Structure typeAboveground
History
OpenedDecember 23, 1975 (1975-12-23)
Traffic
PassengersBased on Jan–Dec 2012.
KR: 148[1]
Line 1: 8,730[2] operator= Korail
Services
Preceding station   Korail   Following station
TerminusLine 1
Local
toward Incheon or Sinchang
Line 1
Express
Limited Service Only
toward Incheon

HistoryEdit

The station opened for business on January 11, 1976,[6] and the station building was completed on September 21, 1982. This building was closed twenty-four years later, on May 7, 2006, and a temporary building erected in its place. Meanwhile, Line 1 of the Seoul Subway was being extended north through the city of Dongducheon, and Soyosan became its northern terminus, with a new station building completed, on December 15, 2006.[7]

PlatformEdit

No. Line Train Bound
1 Gyeongwon Line Seoul Subway Line 1 Dongducheon • Uijeongbu • Cheongnyangni • Incheon

Passenger StatisticsEdit

Line Ridership Ref.
Y2006 Y2007 Y2008 Y2009
Line 1 2226 2830 3079 3219 [8]

ExitEdit

No. Direction Bus
1 Soyosan / Soyo Branch Fire Substation / Soyosan Pleasure Ground / Jayusuhopeyonghwa Museum 36 36-5 37 39 39-1 39-4 39-5 50-5 53 53-1 53-2 53-3 53-5 53-6 53-7 53-8 53-9 54

PhotosEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between General Railroad Stations Archived October 8, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "한국관광공사여행정보사이트 - 소요산 (Hanguk Gwangwang Gongsa Yeohaeng Jeongbo Saiteu - Soyosan)". VisitKorea Tourism Association. Retrieved 2007-11-20.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Mt. Soyosan (Jajaeam Retreat)". Gyeonggi-do Provincial Council. Archived from the original on 2007-08-14. Retrieved 2007-11-20.
  5. ^ "소요산역" [Soyosan station]. doopedia. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  6. ^ "소요산역 (Soyosan Yeok)". Naver (Korean). Retrieved 2007-11-20.
  7. ^ "다른마을소식 (Dareun Maeul Sosik)". Yangju City Council (Korean). Retrieved 2007-11-20.[dead link]
  8. ^ 정보공개 공개자료실 Archived July 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, Korail (Y2009: 철도정보 일반자료실 Archived January 8, 2011, at the Wayback Machine)

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