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Korail offers ‘Snow Train to Taebaek’

By Korea Herald

Published : Jan. 27, 2012 - 19:38

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Korail will operate the “Tong Tong Tong Snow Train” to Mount Taebaek starting next month, offering travelers the chance to enjoy a snow covered mountain this winter.

Leaving Seoul Station at 7:59 a.m. on Feb. 1-5, 8, 10-12, 17-19, 22, and 24-26, the train will arrive at Chujeon Station while passengers can enjoy a variety of events, snack and live music aboard the train.

A bus will pick up the passengers from the station, dropping them off at the Mount Taebaek Provincial Park, from where travelers can climb the snow covered mountain. Travelers will take a look around the world’s largest coal museum located within the mountain and rest at a sauna. Lunch will be served at the Dahanuchon, where travelers will eat first-class Korean beef.

To make reservations for the travel package, priced at 69,000 won, visit or call1544-7755.