Subway Train Breaks Down

A subway train came to an unexpected halt between Jegidong Station and Cheongnyangni Station on Subway Line No. 1 just after midday on Tuesday. Over 800 passengers had to walk through the tunnel to safety.

Passengers walk through a tunnel after a blackout caused their train to stop between Jegidong Station and Cheongnyangni Station on Subway Line No. 1 on Tuesday. /Newsis Passengers walk through a tunnel after a blackout caused their train to stop between Jegidong Station and Cheongnyangni Station on Subway Line No. 1 on Tuesday. /Newsis

The train suddenly stopped and all lights went out while it approached Cheongnyangni Station. Trains did not operate between Seoul Station and Cheongnyangni Station for 40 minutes.

englishnews@chosun.com / Aug. 20, 2014 13:18 KST