|Jeongseon Auraji Rail Bike (정선 아우라지 레일바이크)|
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The rail bike in Jeongseon Auraji is a new type of leisure sport that combines biking along a railway and scenic views. Rail bikes are commonly found in the mountainous regions of Europe. The sport makes use of an abandoned railway track that runs from Jeongseon Auraji to Gujeol-ri. The total track is 7.2 kilometers long and is a continuous descent that is easy to ride along clean valley waters and crimson red foliage.
There are 2-person (110 kilograms) and 4-person rail bikes (138 kilograms). Despite its large size, a rail bike runs quite smoothly so it is sufficient for one person to pedal a 4-person rail bike at speeds of 10 to 30 kilometers per hour.
At the boarding area in Gujeol-ri Station, there is a café named ‘A Grasshopper’s Dream.’ Housed in a train, the café is the shape of a grasshopper. The rail bike starts in Gujeol-ri station and ends in Auraji Station. Ride at a slow speed of 15kph to enjoy the surrounding scenery. On the way back, you will return to Gujeol-ri on a free train for a comfortable ride with a view.
|* March to October 09:00 - 18:00, 5 times a day
* November to February 09:00 - 15:00, 4 times a day
Individual 25,000 won / Group 22,500 won
Individual 35,000 won / Group 31,500 won
*10% discount offered for groupd of 10 people and more for both bikes.
*For group, reservation is required. (Call +82-33-563-8787)
*At the ticket counter, find the reserved tickets after identification.
*Passengers must arrive on the boarding point at Gujeol-ri Station 20 min. before the bike's schedule.
|From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Jeongseon Intercity Bus Terminal. (travel time: 3hr 20min)
From Jeongseon Intercity Bus Terminal, take a taxi to the railbike boarding point (Gujeol-ri Station; 구절리역).
(About 40min / 26.42km away)