Pyongyang Metro
May28

Pyongyang Metro

The Pyongyang metro has hundreds of thousands of riders a day, North Korea says. One defector said people are afraid to take it because of frequent power cuts.Train stations are ornately decorated similar to the Moscow metro. The Pyongyang metro is one of the deepest in the world.   by Annie Lee Metro passengers in Pyongyang read the newspaper. More than 100 meters deep, some of the stations are modeled on the ornate Moscow Metro...

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Transportation
May27

Transportation

Most people in North Korea travel by public transport or bicycle. Traffic is light with rare private cars, which are gifts to certain people by the government, though it has been increasing lately. The main roads are spacious and manned by traffic police in distinctive blue uniforms. By Annie Lee Cycling is a major form of transport in Pyongyang. There is little private car ownership. Cars are given as rewards for extraordinary...

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Transportation in the DPRK by Joey Hung and Yanis Chan
May27

Transportation in the DPRK by Joey Hung and Yanis Chan

By Joey Hung and Yanis Chan

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A one-stop ride on the Pyongyang metro by Joanna Wong
May23

A one-stop ride on the Pyongyang metro by Joanna Wong

By Joanna Wong

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North Korea’s retro-modern transportation
May23

North Korea’s retro-modern transportation

By Joyce Wong and Thomas Chan Transportation in North Korea is both retro and modern. Most flights into North Korea are on state-owned carrier Air Koryo, with Air China also flying into Pyongyang a few times a week. Air Koryo scored one star out of five on Skytrax, an airline ranking website that looks at a number of criteria including cabin staff service, cabin seating, and onboard catering.  The planes  are Russian-made Tupolev...

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