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Subway trains delayed during morning rush hour

At 7:58 a.m. on Friday morning, a Subway Line No. 8 train headed for Amsa Station in Seoul came to a stop at Sujin Station in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province. 

Subway operation on Subway Line No. 8 was delayed for 20 minutes due to an electrical failure. 


At 8:16 a.m., 18 minutes later, Seoul Metro moved the broken train to a subway train garage, and resumed operations using another train.

The accident caused inconvenience for commuters on their way to work.

Subway Line No. 7 service was delayed Friday morning as well. Authorities are investigating the incident.

By Lee So-jeong (