Korail: Manual crossing at Seobinggo

January 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Korea, Railways 

SAMSUNGWhile taking the train from Seoul Station to Chuncheon I noticed there are still quite a few railway crossings in the Jungang Line within Seoul city. Within a few minutes after departing Seoul Station the train crosses roads twice before Ichon station (이촌) and once more just after Seobinggo station (서빙고). Just to the east of Seobinggo station there is a crossing in the line connecting the 서빙고로62길 to the main road (서빙고로) in the area. This crossing is a classical manned crossing, with next to no special modern equipment and two men waving flags and blowing whistles. In other words: it’s fantastic!

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