Gangwon-do Area

Gangchon Railbike: Running with memories

History has been transformed into a ticket booth and a shelter as railbike between Gangchon and Kim Yu-jeong stations began operation.

Gangchon Railbike: Running with memories
Gangchon Railbike

 Gangchon Rail Park used to be a servicable train station but is now a railbike tourist attraction that connects two closed station platforms, Gimyujeong Station and Gangchon Station.

Driving with memories along the old Gyeongchun line

Kim Yu-jung Station
Kim Yu-jung Station

On December 20, 2010, the Mugunghwa Train on the Gyeongchun Line that connects Seoul and Chuncheon disappeared into history after its final operation. 

Since then, the tracks inside the tunnel have been torn down, but the unique ‘piam tunnel’ in the shape of an arch and its old history remain. 

The old “gangchon” station sign remains as well.

History has been transformed into a ticket booth and a shelter as railbike between Gangchon and Kim Yu-jeong stations began operation.

Gangchon Railbike
Gangchon Railbike

Running along the Bukhangang River.

Gangchon Railbike
Gangchon Railbike

The rail bike runs on a one-way route between the former Gangchon and Kim Yu-jeong stations. 

It means that you can go from Gangchon Station to Kim Yu-jung Station, or can start at Kim Yu-jeong Station and come to Gangchon Station. 

The same route goes back and forth, but it is relatively easy as there are more downhill courses from Kim Yu-jeong Station to Gangchon Station. 

But from Gangchon Station to Kim Yu-jeong Station is also designed to power rail bikes on uphill roads without pedaling. 

Which station will you start at? It’s a question to choose depending on your travel course.

The rail bike
The rail bike

During the summer season, railbikes run five times a day every two hours from 9 a.m. every hour. 

Young people on dates, young couples with children, middle-aged classmates and even families with grandparents. There are many different age groups and members.

Gangchon Railbike
Gangchon Railbike

Address: 
1383, Gimyujeong-ro, Sindong-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do

Directions: 
Gimyujeong Station (Gyeongchun Line), Exit 1.

Operating hours: 
Summer 09:00-17:30
Winter 09:00-17:00

* Closes at 16:00 December-January / Hours are subject to change

Fees: 
2-seater bike 30,000 won /
4-seater bike 40,000 won (fee is per bike)

Website: 
www.railpark.co.kr 


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