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2000 ~ 2020

홈Introduction of KORAIL > History > 2000 ~ 2020
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KORAIL is the best railway management company with 111 years of history. 
We will become 'World No. 1 National Highway', with the pride of best railway company in South Korea.



  • 2000 ~ 2020 1980 ~ 1999 1960 ~ 1979 1940 ~ 1959 1920 ~ 1939 1900 ~ 1919 ~ 1899

 

 

~ 1899

 

2019

MAY.8 ~12  Hosted the 34th Conference of General Directors of the OSJD Railways in Seoul
 

2018

Jan. 17        Opened City Airport Terminal at GwangMyeong Station
Jun. 08        ROK’s accession to the OSJD
Jun. 28        Established the new Railway Day
Nov. 30        KORAIL Train headed to North Korea for joint railway inspection for 18 days
                   (Kaesong-Sinuiju, Mt Kumgang-Tumen River)
Dec. 13        KTX ridership exceeded 700million

2017

Oct. 23        KORAIL Symphony Orchestra performed with Hungary’s MAV Symphony Orchestra
Dec. 22        Opened the KTX Gangneung line

2016

Feb. 24        The Suin Line was extended westward from Songdo to Incheon
Sep. 24        Opened the first 57km Pangyo – Yeoju section of the Gyeonggang Line

2015

May. 27       Hosted the Conference of General Directors of the OSJD Railways and Annual Meeting of OSJD Commission on
                   Freight in Seoul
Jul. 15        The Eurasia Friendship Express embarked on its grand journey

2014

Jan. 25        Test run of 25 units of a new diesel locomotive
May. 04       Launched DMZ tourist train
Jun. 30        Began Incheon Airport KTX service
Apr. 02        Opened the Honam high-speed railway service

2013

Apr.12           Launch of tourist trains O-train and V-train

Apr.16           Setting the record of 3 million kilometers of accident-free train driving (Park Byeong-deok)

May.30          Establishment of Korean War & Railroad Memorial at Daejeon National Cemetery

Sep.27          Launch of tourist train S-train

Nov.30           Opening of the final 6.1km Mangpo-Suwon section of the Bundang Line

2012

Feb.21          KTX ridership exceeding 300 million
Feb.28          Launch of Korea’s first double-decker semi-high-speed train ITX-Cheongchun on the Gyeongchun Line
May.16         Delivery of the next-generation high-speed train HEMU-430X
Nov.12          Appointment of the first female Seoul stationmaster (Kim Yang-suk)

2011

Oct.05         Opening of the KTX service on the Jeolla Line

2010

Mar.02        Opening of KTX-Sancheon service
Dec.15        Opening of the KTX service on the Gyeongjeon Line
Dec.21        Opening of the electrified double-track Gyeongchun Line

2009

Dec.19        KTX ridership exceeding 200 million

2008

Nov.25        Delivery of the locally built high-speed train KTX-II (KTX-Sancheon)
May.19       Hosting of the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR 2008) and the UIC General Assembly

2007

Dec.11       Opening of regular freight train service on the Musan-Bongdong section of the Gyeongui Line
May.17       Test run on the rail line connecting South and North Korea
Apr.21         KTX ridership exceeding 100 million

2006

Sep.01       Launch of SMS ticketing service
Dec.08      Opening ceremony of the electrified Gyeongbu Line

2005

Jan.01       Establishment of KORAIL (Korea Railroad Corporation)

2004

Dec.16      Successful test run of a locally built high-speed train at 350km/hr
Apr.01       Opening of the Gyeongbu high-speed railway
Mar.30      Opening ceremony of the 1st phase of the Gyeongbu high-speed railway (at Seoul station)
Mar.24      Ceremony of the completion of the electrified double-track Honam Line and the commencement of high-speed train service (at Mokpo station)
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