The ITX Cheongchun High Speed Train began operating at 06:00 on February 28. The ITX (Intercity Train eXpress) travels from Yongsan Station in Seoul to Chuncheon, Gangwon-do Province in 73 minutes.
The train has top speeds of 180km/hour. It departs Yongsan Station on every hour, and Chuncheon Station 10 minutes after every hour. The train stops at four stations: Cheongnyangni, Pyeongnaehopyeong, Gapyeong, and Namchuncheon. It also stops at Sangbong Station in Seoul and Sareung and Maseok Stations in Namnyangju during the rush hour on weekdays. Train tickets are available from the ticket machine located at each station. Ticket prices are 6,900 won for Yongsan-Chuncheon and 6,000 won for Cheongnyangni-Chuncheon.
The double-decker train also has convenient facilities such restrooms and a nursing room for mothers.
Courtesy of KORAIL