Dongdaemun History & Culture Park station

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Dongdaemun History And Culture Park Station
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Station Platform (Line 2)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationDongdaemun-nyeoksa-munhwa-gongwon-nyeok
McCune–ReischauerTongdaemun-nyŏksa-munhwa-gongwŏn-nyŏk
General information
Location1 Euljiro 7-ga,
Jung-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates37°33′54″N 127°00′28″E / 37.56500°N 127.00778°E / 37.56500; 127.00778Coordinates: 37°33′54″N 127°00′28″E / 37.56500°N 127.00778°E / 37.56500; 127.00778
Operated bySeoul Metro
Line(s)     Line 2
     Line 4
     Line 5
Platforms4
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
16 September 1983[1]     Line 2 opened
18 October 1985[1]     Line 4 opened
30 December 1996[1]     Line 5 opened
Traffic
Passengers(Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 34,683[2]
Line 4: 41,259[2]
Line 5: 5,836[2]

Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (formerly Dongdaemun Stadium Station) is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 2, Line 4 and Line 5. The huge Dongdaemun Market district is centered on this station and Dongdaemun Station, located to the north across Cheonggyecheon.[3]

The Line 2 station is located in Euljiro-7-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, and the Line 4 and 5 stations are located in Gwanghui-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul.

This station is also known to have the highest train-platform gap related accidents in the entire country of South Korea with the total of 365 feet accidents each year.[4]

This station's Line 5 Transfer passageway was closed between 18 July 2018 to 20 September 2018 because under construction. [5]

Vicinity[edit]

The headquarters of South Korean food company CJ Cheil Jedang is in the CJ Cheiljedang Building in Ssangnim-dong, Jung-gu, nearby to the station.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "동대문역사문화공원역" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Dongdaemun Market Description". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 5 March 2010
  4. ^ "지하철역 승강장 틈 발빠진 사고 5년간 327건". 서울신문. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Beware: Dongdaemun station to shut transfer passageway to Line 5". Korea Times. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Company location". CJ Cheil Jedang. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno
toward Danggogae
Line 4
toward Oido
toward Banghwa
Line 5
toward Sangil-dong or Macheon