Chongsong Station

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Chongsŏng

종성
Chongson Railway Station.jpg
Korean name
Hangul
종성역
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jongseong-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Chongsŏng-yŏk
General information
LocationChongsŏng-rodongjagu,
Onsŏng, North Hamgyŏng
North Korea
Coordinates 42°45′45″N129°47′24″E / 42.7626°N 129.7901°E / 42.7626; 129.7901 Coordinates: 42°45′45″N129°47′24″E / 42.7626°N 129.7901°E / 42.7626; 129.7901
Owned by Korean State Railway
History
Opened5 January 1920
Electrifiedyes
Original company Tomun Railway
Services
Preceding station  Korean State Railway  Following station
toward  Rajin
Hambuk Line
Terminus Tongp'o Line
toward  Tongp'o

Chongsŏng Station is a railway station in Chongsŏng-rodongjagu, Onsŏng County, North Hamgyŏng, North Korea, on the Hambuk Line of the Korean State Railway; it is also the starting point of the 15.6 km-long branchline to Tongp'o. [1]

Onsong County County in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea

Onsŏng County is a county (kun) in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea, located near the border with China. The administrative center is the town (ŭp) of Onsong. Onsong is the alleged site of the former Onsong concentration camp, now closed.

North Hamgyong Province Province in Kwanbuk, North Korea

North Hamgyong Province is the northernmost province of North Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the northern half of the former Hamgyong Province.

North Korea Sovereign state in East Asia

North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country. To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers and to the south it is bordered by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. Nevertheless, North Korea, like its southern counterpart, claims to be the legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands.

History

It was opened by the Tomun Railway in 1922, together with the rest of the Sangsambong–Chongsŏng section of their line (Hoeryŏng–Tonggwanjin), [2] which on 1 April 1929 was nationalised and became the West Tomun Line of the Chosen Government Railway, and from 1934 to 1940 it was managed by the South Manchuria Railway. [3] Finally, after the partition of Korea it became part of the Korean State Railway. [1]

The Domun Railway Company, was a privately owned railway company in Japanese-occupied Korea.

Sambong Station

Sambong Station is a railway station in Sambong-rodongjagu, Onsŏng County, North Hamgyŏng, North Korea, on the Hambuk Line of the Korean State Railway.

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References

  1. 1 2 Kokubu, Hayato. 将軍様の鉄道. Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō. p. 93. ISBN   978-4-10-303731-6.
  2. 朝鮮総督府官報 昭和 第669号, 1929年 3月 28日 (The Public Journal of the Governor-General of Korea), Shōwa No. 669, 28 March 1929 (in Japanese)
  3. "南満州鉄道株式会社全路線". Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2016-11-26.