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Korail Unveils Day Trip Tickets from Seoul to Pyeongchang for Winter Olympics

Korail Unveils Day Trip Tickets from Seoul to Pyeongchang for Winter Olympics

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Amidst reports that prices of local accommodations are skyrocketing, South Koreans will now have the option of making a day trip to the Winter Games for a mere 33,000 won thanks to special Olympics ticket deals announced by South Korea’s railroad operator. The tickets, called the “Pyeongchang 2018 Winter [...]

Korail to Launch Car Sharing Service in Connection with KTX

Korail to Launch Car Sharing Service in Connection with KTX

DAEJEON, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Korail is introducing a new car sharing service catering to those traveling on the company’s high-speed KTX trains, beginning Friday at 15 stations including Seoul Station. Dubbed ‘KTX-Deal Car’, the collaboration between Korail and Hyundai Capital allows Korail passengers to rent a car from the nearest pick-up point, primarily parking [...]

New Plans to Revamp Seoul Station Include Railroad Tracks Leading to North Korea

New Plans to Revamp Seoul Station Include Railroad Tracks Leading to North Korea

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Plans to make space at Seoul Station for a possible train line leading to North Korea in the event of Korean unification were revealed by government officials yesterday. A senior official at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) spoke about the grand plan, saying, “Although the Gyeongwon Line [...]

UNIST to Develop ‘Dream Train’ Connecting Seoul and Busan in under 16 Min

UNIST to Develop ‘Dream Train’ Connecting Seoul and Busan in under 16 Min

ULSAN, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) announced on July 21 that it would explore hyperloop technology first suggested by Elon Musk in 2013 to develop a futuristic ‘Dream Train’ that could connect Seoul and Busan in less than 16 minutes. To participate in what has become a global research trend [...]