Daegu Metro () is a metro system that serves primarily the South Korean city of Daegu. On 28 April 1995, a gas explosion occurred at Line 1, a construction site located in Sangin-dong, Taegu. At least 101 people, including 42 students, were killed with as many as 202 people injured. Daegu subway fire broke out on 18 February 2003, when an arsonist set fire to a train in rush hour and killed nearly 200 people. Public safety in mass transit became a concern of Korean society. In December 2008, the Daegu Safety Theme Park opened. The goal is to educate the inhabitants of Daegu about safety in metro.


Line 1

Line 1 was completed in November 1997.

Line 2

Line 2 was completed in October 2005.

Line 3

Line 3, which is a monorail (unlike Lines 1 and 2), was completed and opened in April 2015.

Lines under construction

AGT line

The transport department has approved plans to build an Automated Guideway Transit line. The Color Of AGT line is Purple


The fare is 1,400 won for a token to any stop on the subway and only 1,250 won with the use of a transportation card.

Rolling stock

Daegu Metro lines are segregated each with its own distinct vehicles. Lines 1 and Line 2 uses the same railway technology (rapid transit) while Line 3 use an entirely different system (monorail).

Network Map

See also

*Transport in South Korea * List of Korea-related topics * List of metro systems * List of monorail systems


External links

Daegu Metropolitan Subway – official website

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