Korea

Korea’s latest high-speed line, the Gyeonggang line, has not only dramatically improved transport links to the northeast of the country, including the Winter Olympic venues, but helped to drive Korean…
SOUTH Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Korea Rail Network Authority opened a new section of the Donghae Line from Pohang to Yeongdeok on January 26.
Korea marked the completion of a key transport project for the 2018 Winter Olympics on December 22, with the opening of the 120.7km Wonju - Gangneung section of the Gyeonggang…
HYUNDAI-Rotem announced on October 18 that it has been awarded a Won 111.6bn contract by Korean national train operator Korail to supply 128 commuter EMU cars.
Despite pushing back the opening date of the Ui Line, the latest addition to its metro from July until September, Seoul is on course to expand its 327km network by…
HYUNDAI Rotem announced on July 21 that it has been awarded a Won 176bn ($US 157m) contract by Seoul Metro to supply 214 metro cars for Line 2.
KOREA’s national train operator Korail has be awarded a Won 5bn ($US 4.3m) consultancy contract for Manila metro Line MRT-7 from San Miguel Holdings’ subsidiary Universal LRT, which is implementing…
SEOUL metro operators, Korea, Seoul Metro and Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRT) merged on May 31 following a majority vote from the unions of both corporations in November 2016.
SOUTH Korea’s national train operator Korail unveiled a full-size mock-up of a driving vehicle from its forthcoming EMU-250 high-speed train at Yongsan station in Seoul on May 24.
KOREAN national train operator Korail successfully tested a 1.2km-long 80-wagon freight train between Busan New Port and Jillye station on May 18.
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