THE Korean city of Busan expanded its metro network on April 20 with the opening of the southern extension of Line 1, which connects the previous south-western terminus at Sinpyeong with Dadaepo Beach.
KOREAN national operator Korail tested a 580m, 40-wagon freight train on March 8 between Obong station in Gyeonggi Province and Busanshinhang station in Busan.
THE Donghae Line in Busan, Korea, opened on January 3, bringing the total number of lines on Busan’s metro network to six.
THE Korean port city of Busan is expected to launch construction this month on its fifth metro line, which will run south from an interchange with metro Line 2 and the Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit (BGT) at Sasang to Hadan on Line 4.
BUSAN Transportation Corporation has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 52.8 trillion ($US 442.1m) contract to supply 40 new metro trains for use on Metro Line 1.