Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu Office

Seoul Metro 7000 Series Train operated on Seoul Subway Line 7 (스마트랜스/Pixabay)

Seoul Metro opened on May 22, 2021 (Saturday) between Seongnam Station (761: 석남) and Bupyeong-gu Office Station (759: 부평구청) on the Seoul Subway Line 7. The starting point was Bupyeong-gu Office Station connecting with Incheon Metro Line 1 until now, and it was extended to Seongnam Station, which connects to Incheon Metro Line 2, 4.2 km westward (See the below network map). A new Sangok Station (760: 산곡) opened on the way. Seoul Subway Line 7 is a long commuting line from Incheon City to Uijeongbu City (Gyeonggi) via Bucheon City (Gyeonggi) and Seoul City, but it has been extended to 53 stations in total. In addition to being able…

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“Ureshino-Onsen” “Shin-Omura” – New station name decided on Kyushu Shinkansen West Kyushu Route

Names for new stations

JR Kyushu has announced the official names of the new stations, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2022, on the Kyushu Shinkansen (九州新幹線) West Kyushu Route (between Takeo-Onsen and Nagasaki) and the Omura Line (大村線). The new stations on the Kyushu Shinkansen, which have been tentatively named so far, have been decided to be “Ureshino-Onsen Station” (嬉野温泉, Ureshino City, Saga) and “Shin-Omura Station” (新大村, Omura City, Nagasaki). Shin-Omura Station will also be installed on the conventional Omura Line (between Takematsu Station and Suwa Station), and passengers can transfer trains. The station names of “Takeo-Onsen Station” (武雄温泉), “Isahaya Station” (諫早), and “Nagasaki Station” (長崎) that connect to existing…

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Taichung Metro Green Line interrupts test operation due to vehicle trouble

Newly opened the Metro Green Line, the first urban railway in Taichung City

Taichung MRT announced that a vehicle trouble will occur on Saturday, November 21, 2020 on the Green Line during test run, and the operation will be suspended until the problem is resolved. The Taichung MRT Green Line, the first urban railway in central Taiwan, has been in test operation since Monday, November 16, 2020, while being open to passengers.

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