SeoulSouth Korea (Asia)
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(Planned subway museum). One of the newly built subway stations on Line No.9 will have a subway museum. The museum will show 30 years of subway history by exhibiting old railroad vehicles, train models and related books. (News from 2006.) Since 2010 (?).
Other Rail Transport in Seoul Korail
Typefaces designed exclusively for this metro:
Shared circle - Line 2 - 48.8 km - 43 stations - round trip 84 minutes - opened 1978 - completed 1984.
Terminal loop - Line 6 - 6 stations - unidirectional.
Some trains have buzzing noises (completely different than Paris) that sound like "le-le-le-le-le-le-le-le-le-le" until the doors close. Some just have a conductor standing outside and the conductor closes the doors when nobody in in the way. Next-station announcements in Korean and English.
Films with scenes set on this metro:
2001: My Sassy Girl, the action starts on a subway train.
2001: Take Care of My Cat
2003: Tube, thriller set largely on a subway.
Generated Links for Seoul Subway
Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
City information about Seoul (wikipedia.org)
This page: http://www.mic-ro.com/metro/metrocity.html?city=Seoul
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