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Pyongyang Train Station
Pyongyang station is 1 of the train station in Middle Centre Zone on YiQian Street in Pyongyang the capital city of the democratic People’s Republic of Korea. It is the largest train station in North Korea.
Starting from this site, Beijing, dandong, Moscow (by shenyang or hassan) international train connected. (Pyongyang station is the starting and terminal train station in North Korea), From Pyongyang – Hassan – Moscow’s international train driving distance is around 1024 km, it is the longest distance in the world. (It will take 8 night 9 days from Pyongyang to Moscow, 9 night 10 days from Moscow to Pyongyang)
From this Train station, domestic trains in DPRK will run in five directions: Dingju, Sinuiju, Nampo, Sariwon, Gaesong, Myohyang, Hamheung and Rajin.
International train K27/28 train to Beijing Station in China, there is also an extra-long train to Moscow (Yaroslavl station) in Russia once a week.
Pyongyang Train Station was open when the entire line Gyeongui Line was opened to traffic (between Seoul and Sinuiju) on April 3, 1906, and on April 1, 1908. Pyongyang Train Station opened the traffic for normal goods and passengers. The first generation of the station was a simple wooden structure, but the second generation was built into a two-story Western-style building during the Japanese rule. The station was destroyed by an air raid during the Korean War in 1950 and rebuilt into the current third-generation the station which was made in stone.
Pyongyang Train Station is a 47m high octagonal clock tower, It has a huge Stalinist station on the roof (three floors above ground and one floor below ground). Portraits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il hang in front of the clock tower.