The derailment of an SRT train in Daejeon continued to cause inconvenience to passengers until dawn today (2nd).

Both departures and arrivals of trains to Seoul have been delayed, but the government has announced that normal operation will be possible from 9 am this morning.

Reporter Min-Jun Kim reports.


[Seoul Station Information Broadcast: KTX Sancheon 222 train arrived about 3 hours and 30 minutes later than the scheduled time.]

Today around 3:30 a.m., the train arrived at Seoul Station, which was 3 hours longer than the arrival time.

[Soyeon Woo/Pohang-si, Gyeongbuk: The departure was delayed by 38 minutes, so I boarded it and arrived 3 hours and 10 minutes late.]

The SRT train from Busan to Suseo derailed near Daejeon Yard Station at around 3:23 pm yesterday. .

There were 380 people on the train, 11 of whom were injured, and 7 of them were taken to hospital, but no serious injuries are known.

In the aftermath of the accident, not only SRT trains but also most of the upbound trains such as KTX were delayed for up to three hours, causing great inconvenience to users.

Citizens who arrived at the time when the public transportation service was over due to the delay of the train had to experience inconvenience on their way home at dawn.

[Kim Hak-rae / Busan Saha-gu: There is no taxi now.

I waited an hour or two in Busan (for a taxi)...


The government and KORAIL started full-scale restoration work after 11 pm last night when all trains were closed, and they plan to normalize train operation as early as 9 am today.

However, in case restoration work is not possible, if you have booked a train today, we asked you to check whether the train is running on time before boarding.