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Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.
AREX (Airport Railroad Express), spelled A'REX as a brand name, is a South Korean commuter rail line that links Incheon International Airport with Seoul Station via Gimpo International Airport.
Arirang TV is a global, English-language television network based in Seoul, South Korea.
Build–operate–transfer (BOT) or build–own–operate–transfer (BOOT) is a form of project financing, wherein a private entity receives a concession from the private or public sector to finance, design, construct, own, and operate a facility stated in the concession contract.
Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.
Busan Station is a train station in Busan, southeast South Korea, and the southern terminus of the Gyeongbu Line, the most important railway line in the country, which links Busan with Seoul in just under three hours, using the KTX line (Korea's high-speed rail system).
Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
Cheonan (Cheonan-si, sometimes spelled Chonan or Ch'onan) is a city located in the northeast corner of South Chungcheong, a province of South Korea, and is 83.6 km south of the capital, Seoul.
Cheongdo County (Cheongdo-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
Cheongnyangni Station (청량리역) is a station of Seoul Subway Line 1 and the Gyeongui-Jungang Line and it is a Seoul terminus of passenger trains serving the eastern part of South Korea.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Daegu (대구, 大邱, literally 'large hill') formerly spelled Taegu and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the fourth largest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents.
Daejeon is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis.
Daejeon Station is on South Korea's high-speed KTX railway network, 166.6 km south of Seoul Station.
Dongdaegu Station, meaning "East Daegu Station", is a railway station in Daegu, South Korea.
The Donghae Line is a railway line connecting Moryang Station/Busanjin Station to Pohang Station in South Korea.
The Donghae Nambu Line is a railway line connecting Busan to Pohang in South Korea.
Dongtan is a city in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.
Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea was an International Exposition recognised by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) held in Yeosu, South Korea which opened May 12, 2012 and ran until August 12, 2012.
The Five-Year Plans of South Korea (경제사회발전 5개년계획, 經濟社會發展5個年計劃) is an economic development project of South Korea.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The Gangnam District is one of the 25 local government districts which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Gangneung is a city in the province of Gangwon-do, on the east coast of South Korea.
Gangneung Station is a railway station on the Yeongdong Line in Gyo-dong, Gangneung, Gangwon, South Korea.
Geumjeongsan (or Geumjeong Mountain) is a mountain in the city of Busan in South Korea.
Gimcheon Station is a railway station on the Gyeongbu Line and the Gyeongbuk Line.
Gimhae International Airport (김해 국제공항), commonly known as Gimhae Airport (formerly Kimhae International Airport) is located on the western end of Busan, South Korea.
Gimpo International Airport (김포국제공항), commonly known as Gimpo Airport (formerly Kimpo International Airport), is located in the far western end of Seoul, some west of the Central District of Seoul.
Gumasan Station is a closed railway station in South Korea.
Gumi Station is a railway station on the Gyeongbu Line.
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea.
Gwangju Songjeong Station (formerly Songjeongni Station) is a station in Gwangju, South Korea.
Gwangju Station is a train station located in Gwangju, South Korea, 353 km south of Yongsan Station.
Gwangmyeong Station is a train station in Gwangmyeong, South Korea.
The Gyeongbu Expressway (경부고속도로; Gyeongbu Gosokdoro) (Asian Highway Network) is the second oldest and most heavily travelled expressway in South Korea, connecting Seoul to Suwon, Daejeon, Gumi, Daegu, and Busan.
The Gyeongbu high-speed railway (Gyeongbu HSR) between Seoul and Busan is South Korea's first high-speed rail line.
The Gyeongbu Line (Gyeongbuseon) is the most important railway line in South Korea and one of the oldest ones in the country.
The Gyeonggang Line (경강선, 성남-여주선) is a rail line in South Korea, which at present comprises two distinct sections.
The Gyeongjeon Line (Gyeongjeonseon) is a railway line serving South Gyeongsang and South Jeolla Provinces in South Korea.
Gyeongju (경주), historically known as Seorabeol (서라벌), is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea.
The Gyeongui Line is a railway line between Seoul and Dorasan Station in Paju.
Haenam (Haenam-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Haengsin Station is a station on the Gyeongui Line.
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.
Hankook Ilbo is a South Korean vernacular (Korean language) daily newspaper published by the Hankook Ilbo Media Group in Seoul, South Korea.
HEMU-430X (standing for High-Speed Electric Multiple Unit 430 km/h eXperimental) is a South Korean high-speed train intended for a maximum speed of.
High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
The Honam high-speed railway (Honam HSR) is a high-speed railway between Osong (on the existing Gyeongbu high-speed railway) and Mokpo in South Korea.
The Honam Line is a major railway line serving the Honam region (North and South Jeolla Provinces) in South Korea.
HSR-350x, alternatively called G7, KHST or NG-KTX, and later officially renamed Hanvit 350, is a South Korean experimental high-speed train.
Hyundai Rotem is a South Korean company manufacturing rolling stock, defense products and plant equipment.
Iksan Station is on South Korea's high-speed KTX railway network, 243 km south of Yongsan Station.
Incheon International Airport (IIA) (sometimes referred to as Seoul–Incheon International Airport) is the largest airport in South Korea, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world.
Incheon International Airport Terminal 1 Station is a railway station on AREX and Incheon Airport Maglev.
This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.
The Intercity-Express (written as InterCityExpress in Austria, Denmark, Switzerland and, formerly, in Germany) or ICE is a system of high-speed trains predominantly running in Germany and its surrounding countries.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is an international financial institution that offers loans to middle-income developing countries.
The International Railway Journal is a monthly international trade magazine published by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation (Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom).
The International Tunneling and Underground Space Association is an organization founded in 1974, comprising currently 71 member nations and 310 affiliate members, aiming to encourage the use of the subsurface for the benefit of public, environment and sustainable development, and to promote advances in planning, design, construction, maintenance and safety of tunnels and underground space.
The Janghang Line is a railway line serving South Chungcheong Province in South Korea.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jeju Island (Hangul: 제주도, Jejudo; previously Cheju-do) is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, and the main island of Jeju Province of South Korea.
The Jeolla Line is a railway line in North and South Jeolla Provinces in South Korea.
Jije Station is a subway station located in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.
Jinju is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
Jinju Station is a railway station in Jinju, South Korea, and is a stop along the Gyeongjeon Line.
JoongAng Ilbo (The Central Times) is a South Korean daily newspaper published in Seoul, South Korea.
The Jungang line (literally Central line) is a railway line connecting Cheongnyangni in Seoul to Gyeongju in South Korea, traversing central South Korea from the northwest to the southeast.
KAIST (formally the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) is a public research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea.
Korea Railroad Corporation (Korean: 한국철도공사, Hanja: 韓國鐵道公社), promoted as Korail (코레일), is the national railroad operator in South Korea.
The Korea Economic Daily (nicknamed Hankyung (from han - South Korea and kyung - business) is a newspaper published in South Korea that covers economic issues. It was founded in 1964 as the Daily Economic Newspaper and took its current name in 1980.
The Korea Rail Pass (한국 철도패스; Hangug Cheoldo Paeseu, or 코리아 레일 패스; Kolia Leil Paeseu), also commonly called the KR Pass (KR패스; KR Paeseu), is a rail pass offered by Korail (Korea Railroad Corporation), the national railway operator of South Korea.
The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.
Korean New Year is the first day of the Korean lunar calendar.
The KTX-I or simply KTX, also known as TGV-K, is a South Korean high speed train class based on the French TGV Réseau. The 20-car formation of the trainsets without restaurant car is optimized for high capacity. The 46 trainsets were built partly in France and partly in South Korea in the framework of a technology transfer agreement, which was the basis for further domestic high-speed train development in South Korea. Korail uses the name of KTX as the official name of KTX-I. The name of KTX-I is derived to distinguish KTX-Sancheon, which was formerly called as KTX-II, but it is not the official name for this rolling stock. The high-speed rail service of South Korea's national rail carrier Korail, Korea Train Express (KTX), started with the KTX-I. The operational reliability of the trains was improved over time with better maintenance and minor modifications. As of 2011, the KTX-I remains Korail's main workhorse in KTX service with a maximum scheduled speed of.
The KTX-Sancheon is a South Korean high-speed train built by Hyundai Rotem in the second half of the 2000s and operated by Korail since March 2009.
Lee Hae-chan (born July 10, 1952) is a member of the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea (Democratic Party), and was elected seventh times for the National Assembly.
The Liberty Korea Party is a conservative political party in South Korea.
The following are lists of the world's busiest passenger air routes, based on number of passengers, seat capacity, or aircraft movements.
The Maeil Business Newspaper is South Korea's main daily business newspaper.
Miryang Station is on South Korea's high-speed KTX railway network, 55 km south of Dongdaegu Station.
The is a group of autonomous Japanese multinational companies in a variety of industries.
Mokpo Station is a station in Mokpo.
A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.
OhmyNews (Hangul: 오마이뉴스) is a South Korean online news website with the motto "Every Citizen is a Reporter".
Oncorhynchus masou, known as the masu salmon, masu, or the cherry hybrid salmon, is a species of salmon found in the northern part of the Pacific Ocean along East Asia, ranging from the Kamchatka, Kuril Islands, Sakhalin, and Primorsky Krai south through Korea, Taiwan, and Japan.
Osong Station is a train station on the Honam and Gyeongbu high-speed railways in Cheongju City, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
Pandrol UK is a British company that manufactures rail fastenings, which are used to fasten rails to railway sleepers.
Pohang is a city in the province of North Gyeongsang, South Korea, and a main seaport in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region.
Pohang Airport is an airport in Pohang, South Korea.
Pohang Station is a railway station in the city of Pohang, South Korea.
Pyeongchang (in full, Pyeongchang-gun) is a county in the province of Gangwon-do, South Korea, located in the Taebaek Mountains region.
Pyeongtaek is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.
The Saemaeul (or Saemaeul-ho), formerly known as the Saemaul-ho and Saemaul Express, is a class of train operated by Korail, the national railroad of South Korea, since February 8, 1969.
Samnangjin (also spelled Samrangjin) or Samnangjin-eup, is an ''eup'', or town, in Miryang City, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.
Samnangjin Station is a railway station on the Gyeongbu Line and the Gyeongjeon Line.
Seodaejeon Station, meaning "West Daejeon Station", is on South Korea's high-speed KTX railway network, 161 km south of Yongsan Station.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) is a national South Korean television and radio network company.
The Seoul Shinmun (translating to The Seoul Newspaper) is a daily newspaper in Seoul, South Korea.
Seoul Station is a major railway station in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.
Line 1 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway is a commuter rail service which links central Seoul, South Korea to Soyosan Station in the northeast, Incheon in the southwest, and Sinchang via Suwon and Cheonan in the south.
Seoul Subway Line 9, operated by Seoul Metro Line9 Corporation, is a subway line in Seoul.
The, colloquially known in English as the bullet train, is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Singyeongju Station is a new station near the city of Gyeongju.
The Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF, "French National Railway Company") is France's national state-owned railway company.
The SNCF TGV Réseau (TGV-R) trains were built by Alstom between 1992 and 1996.
Sokcho (속초) is a city in Gangwon-do province, South Korea.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
The won (원,; symbol: ₩; code: KRW) or the Korean Republic Won is the currency of South Korea.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
Suncheon Station is a railway station in South Korea.
Susaek Station is a station on the Gyeongui Line.
The Suseo–Pyeongtaek high-speed railway or Super Rapid Train (SRT) (formerly known as the Suseo HSR or Metropolitan Area HSR) is a high-speed railway from Suseo in southeast Seoul to a junction with the existing Gyeongbu high-speed railway in South Korea.
Suseo Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3 and Bundang Line.
Suwon Station is a railway station in the city of Suwon, South Korea.
SYSTRA is an international engineering and consulting group specializing in rail (passenger and freight) and public transport.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.
The Chosun Ilbo is one of the major newspapers in South Korea.
The Dong-A Ilbo (literally East Asia Daily) is a newspaper in Korea since 1920 with daily circulation of more than 1.2 million and opinion leaders as its main readers.
The Korea Times is the oldest of three English-language newspapers published daily in South Korea.
The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) is a think tank under the Prime Minister's Office in South Korea.
Tilting Train Express (TTX) or Hanvit 200 is a South Korean experimental high-speed tilting train, which is currently being tested by the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI).
Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho and starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, and Ma Dong-seok.
Transportation in South Korea is provided by extensive networks of railways, highways, bus routes, ferry services and air routes that criss-cross the country.
Ulsan, officially the Ulsan Metropolitan City, is South Korea's seventh-largest metropolis with a population of over 1.1 million inhabitants.
Ulsan Airport is an airport in Ulsan, South Korea.
The United Nations Public Administration Network mission statement is to promote the sharing of knowledge, experiences and best practices throughout the world in sound public policies, effective public administration and efficient civil services, through capacity-building and cooperation among the United Nations Member States, with emphasis on south-south cooperation and UNPAN's commitment to integrity and excellence.
Wonju is the most populous city in Gangwon province, South Korea.
Yeosu (Yeosu-si) is a city located on the southern coast of Korea in South Jeolla Province, South Korea and comprises the Old Yeosu City, founded in 1949, Yeocheon City, founded in 1986, and Yeocheon County which were merged into the current Yeosu city in 1998.
Yeosu Expo Station is a KTX station in the city of Yeosu, South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Yongsan station is a major railway station in Seoul, South Korea.
YTN is the world's first 24-hour Korean news channel broadcast around South Korea.
The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia beginning in July 1997 and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion.
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (Jeisipsamhoe Donggye Ollimpik) and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held between 9 and 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea, with the opening rounds for certain events held on 8 February 2018, the eve of the opening ceremony.
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