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Seoul’s Subway System Attracts International Plaudits

Seoul’s Subway System Attracts International Plaudits

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul’s subway system continues to receive praise from international media outlets over a number of features including its efficient payment system and wide internet coverage. Seoul Metro said on Sunday that TripAdvisor, one of the largest international travel websites, recommended its users last year to take the subway if they [...]

Seoul Metro to Trial Solar-Powered Air Conditioning System

Seoul Metro to Trial Solar-Powered Air Conditioning System

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Metro is using renewable energy sources to operate its air-conditioning systems in a pilot project at a number of subway stations, the public corporation announced last Friday. Following the trial of a solar-powered air-conditioning system at Dobongsan Station last month, the government-owned transport corporation is set to introduce a [...]

Seoul Metro App Update Provides Elevator Information

Seoul Metro App Update Provides Elevator Information

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A new update to Seoul Metro’s official subway safety app comes with a new feature which informs users through push notifications whether elevators and escalators in stations they are traveling through are in operation. Seoul Metro said on Wednesday that with the latest version of its official mobile app, [...]

The Dignity of Subway Restroom

The Dignity of Subway Restroom

SEOUL, Korea, Mar 18 (Korea Bizwire) – In recent years, subway bathrooms in Seoul have transformed to be clean, convenient and practical. Since 2008, Seoul Metro and Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRT), in charge of subway operation in Seoul, have carried out major makeovers of restrooms along with facility maintenance and renovation of the [...]