Seolleung station

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Seolleung Station
Station Platform (Line 2)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationSeolleung-yeok
General information
Location143-42 Samseong 2-dong,
340 Teherandaero Jiha,
Gangnam-gu, Seoul[1][2]
Operated bySeoul Metro, Korail
Line(s)     Line 2
     Bundang Line
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
December 23, 1982[1]     Line 2 opened
September 3, 2003[1]     Bundang Line opened
Passengers(Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 117,787[3]
Bundang Line: 15,715[3]

Seolleung Station is a Seoul Subway station that serves Line 2 and the Bundang Line. The station is named after the nearby Seonjeongneung, Joseon Dynasty royal tombs Seolleung (선릉, 宣陵) and Jeongneung (정릉, 靖陵).

On Line 2, the preceding and following stations are Yeoksam Station and Samseong Station. On the Bundang Line these are Seonjeongneung Station, which connects with Line 9, and Hanti Station.


In 2011, retailer Home plus opened the world's first virtual supermarket in the station, where smartphone users can photograph the bar codes of life-size pictures, on the walls and platform screen doors, of 500 items of food, toiletries, electronics etc., for delivery within the same day.[4][5]

Passenger load[edit]

In a survey conducted in 2011 by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs on 92 Administrative divisions across the country, it reported that Seolleung Station is the fourth-busiest public transit stop following Gangnam Station, Jamsil Station, Sadang Station; and followed by Sillim Station.[6]


  1. ^ a b c "선릉역" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  2. ^ "선릉역" (in Korean). 서울지명사전. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  3. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  4. ^ Murthy, Rishika (22 September 2011). "Seoul's 6 coolest subway stops". CNN Travel. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  5. ^ Strother, Jason (21 October 2011). "Shopping by phone at South Korea's virtual grocery". BBC News. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Gangnam Busiest Subway Station in Korea". Chosun Ilbo. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno
toward Wangsimni
Bundang Line
toward Suwon

Coordinates: 37°30′16.02″N 127°2′56.35″E / 37.5044500°N 127.0489861°E / 37.5044500; 127.0489861