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Longest Mountain Monorail in S. Korea Opens

Longest Mountain Monorail in S. Korea Opens

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A new monorail offering stunning views of the Baekdudaegan mountain range, a trail of mountains that starts in North Korea and continues to Mount Jiri in South Korea’s southwest, opened Monday. The municipality of Mungyeong in North Gyeongsang Province spent 10 billion won (US$8.2 million) to build a tourist [...]

Environmentally-Friendly Monorail to Explore Korea’s Highest Mountain

Environmentally-Friendly Monorail to Explore Korea’s Highest Mountain

JEJU, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Visitors to South Korea’s highest mountain, Jeju Island’s Mount Halla, can now explore the mountain’s ecosystem on an environmentally-friendly electric monorail.  Although monorails were first installed on the mountain’s trails in 1997, they were often the cause of noise and pollution complaints due to their gasoline engines. The monorails were [...]

Daegu Subway Line No. 3: Korea’s First Monorail Due to Open in April

Daegu Subway Line No. 3: Korea’s First Monorail Due to Open in April

DAEGU, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The Daegu Metropolitan Transit Corporation (DTRO) has started limited operation of its new no. 3 transit line, the first monorail train in Korea, with the goal of opening the service to the public in April, officials said in a statement on February 9. For the next 60 days, 28 line no. 3 [...]

Technology to Transmit CCTV Footage on Monorail Tracks Perfected

Technology to Transmit CCTV Footage on Monorail Tracks Perfected

Daegu, Korea, August 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The Daegu city government has developed a radio technology that transmits closed-circuit TV images of inside passenger cars of monorails to the central control room in real time. As the installation of wireless antennas is impossible on monorail tracks on which a third Daegu railroad line will be built, engineers have [...]