South Korea - General Information

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Country Name

Korea: South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea; 대한민국; Daehan Minguk

National railway system

National Railway Operator

Korean Railroad (Korail)

Infrastructure Authority

KRNA Korea Rail Network Authority.; 한국철도시설공단

Language

Korean

Currency

South Korean Won (KRW); (₩)

UIC code

numeric 61; alpha KNR

Timetable

Journey Planner

The Korail journey planner.

Downloadable Timetable

Korail in Korean only, although the downloaded excel format timetables have station names in English as well.

Printed Timetable

None known.

Engineering Information

None.

Maps

Printed Maps

  • Quail Map Company's Korea, North and South, Railway Map ISBN: 978 1898319 21 4 was published in 1996.

Web-based Maps

Ticketing

Korail Pass information is available on the Korail website.

Gauge

Standard.

Electrification

25kV 50Hz on all the Korail operated network except the Ilsan Line, AREX 1500V DC on all rapid transit networks including the Korail Ilsan Line

Rule of the road

Left??

Other Railways

?????.

Tourist Lines

Metro

Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, Daejeon, Incheon

Trams

None.

Recent and future changes

None.

Special Notes

None.