Facility System

We value Harmony with environment.

One of the key design concepts of Seoul Metro Line 9 was harmony with the urban environment. From canopy, ventilation, and exit to elevator and bicycle parking, every exposed structures of Seoul Metro Line 9 beautifully blend in with the city.

Exposed Structure Planning

Design Concepts

Uniformity - Consistency - Simplification

Uniformity - Consistency - Simplification

Exit Canopy
  • Design remains consistent with exits and elevator.
  • Design harmonizes with the surrounding urban environment.
  • Appropriate designs for the given geographical conditions.
  • Public participatory designs.

Standard(A,Btype), Free standing, Rail Type, Special Canopy(Daytime, Nighttime)

Standard(A,Btype), Free standing, Rail Type, Special Canopy(Daytime, Nighttime)

Ventilation System

See-through Ventilation, Standard Ventilation

Ceiling Design (Top Light)
  • Design remains consistent with exits and escalators.
  • Design harmonizes with the surrounding urban environment.
  • Minimized size for landscaping.

Sinmokdong Station, Heukseok Station, Dongjak Station

Exposed Elevator & Bicycle Parking

Exposed Elevator, Bicycle Parking

Convenient Facilities
Convenient Facilities by Station
Stations Exit Canopy Ventilation System Top Light Exposed Elevator Restroom Bicycle Parking
Total 116 100 183 4 570 146 2,146
Gaehwa 2 4 6 4 30
Gimpo Int'l Airport 2 21 6 24
Airport Market 4 4 6 21 4 30
Sinbanghwa 8 8 9 26 4 190
Magongnaru 2 2 7 16 5 8
Yangcheon Hyanggyo 8 6 7 31 5 82
Gayang 10 9 8 30 4 161
Jeungmi 4 4 7 21 4 117
Deungchon 8 7 7 35 4 169
Yeomchang 4 4 7 16 4 94
Sinmokdong 3 2 7 1 14 5 451
Seonyudo 8 2 8 17 4 30
Dangsan 6 6 9 39 10 180
National Assembly 6 6 6 20 8 30
Yeouido 4 4 10 19 10 89
Saetgang 4 4 7 17 4 35
Noryangjin 6 5 7 22 12 60
Nodeul 5 5 9 1 22 4 70
Heukseok 4 4 7 1 22 55 65
Dongjak 3 3 7 1 20 8 30
Gubanpo 3 3 10 30 4 60
Sinbanpo 4 4 7 30 4 60
Express Bus Terminal 3 3 9 16 16 32
Sapyeong 2 2 7 18 4 40
Sinnonhyeon 5 3 9 41 4 29

Status for Line 9 civil structure(system)

Status for Line 9 civil structure(system) Information
Structure type Km Picture
Boring tunnel NATM 9.082

NATM

Shield 1.873

Shield

TRcM 0.193

TRcM

Opening tunnel 15.343

Opening tunnel

Total (excepted side track) 26.491

Status for Line 9 track structure(system)

Track installation(km) Information
Track installation(km)
Total Main Line Depot
UP track Down track
61.993
(excepted side track)
31.033 30.960 15.094
Turnout(set) Information
Turnout(set)
Total Mainline Depot
122 68 54
Track system

L.V.T(Low Vibration Track)

Track system

  • Structure wrapping lower part of a sleeper with anti-vibration rubber box and embedding it into concrete slab
  • Applied for many kinds of different railroads such as Inchon 1st line, Daegu 2nd line and Bundang line. etc.
  • Law construction cost, easy maintenance and excellence in safety
Method for vibration and noise reduction

Floating track (3.33km)

Method for vibration and noise reduction

  • Applied for vibration and noise prevention of the sections(such as residential area and ducational facilities. etc) causing complaints
  • Restraining vibration and noise by floating concrete slab on full-supporting vibration mat