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Seoul subway system is one of the most convenient and fastest systems in the world. Seoul's subway system consists of 8 lines operated by the Seoul Metropolitan Subway Corporation (SMSC) and the Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRT), and one line run by the Korean National Railroad (KNR). The color-coded subway lines are easily recognizable. Simply click on the Cyber Subway Guide and you will be transported to the most hi-tech subway guide available. This revolutionary guide will tell you the quickest way to travel, where to transfer, and fare information. All you have to do is click on your point of origin and your desired destination. The Cyber Subway Guide will do the rest.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government operates newly designed buses on the newly adjusted routes as of July 1, 2004. New bus stop signs are easily recognizable as they are colorized according to the type of city buses: Blue, Green, Red and Yellow.
Taxis are plentiful, clean, safe, and inexpensive in Korea. There are three kinds of taxis -- general taxis, deluxe taxis, and call taxis. The last two types of taxis offer a higher standard of service compared to the first, but are more expensive than the first. You cannot always expect a taxi driver to be fluent in English, so it is advisable to tell the landmarks (many major hotels and attracts) near the destination. Vacant taxis have indicator lamps on, in front of the assistant driver seat and on the roof.