Kosong Station

Korean name
Hangul 고성역
Revised Romanization Goseong-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Kosŏng-yŏk
General information
Location Kosŏng-ŭp,
Kangwŏn Province
North Korea
Owned by Korean State Railway
Line(s) Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line
Opened 1 August 1932
Electrified yes
Previous names Changjŏn
Original company Chosen Government Railway
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
toward Anbyŏn
Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line
toward Jejin (ROK)

Kosŏng Station is a railway station in Kosŏng-ŭp, Kosŏng county, Kangwŏn province, North Korea[1] on the Kŭmgangsan Ch'ŏngnyŏn Line of the Korean State Railway.[2]


The station, originally called Changjŏn Station, was opened on 1 August 1932 by the Chosen Government Railway, along with the rest of the fourth section of the original Tonghae Pukpu Line from Tup'o to here.


  1. Road map of Korea, North and South, published December 2010 by Freytag and Berndt, Vienna, Austria, ISBN 978-3-7079-0974-6
  2. Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6

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