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  • S. Korea to deploy extra transport for Chuseok holiday travelers

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    Chuseok is one of Korea’s biggest holidays, and it’s also the time when people spend long hours on congested roads.
    Seoul Metropolitan Government will implement special traffic measures for the Chuseok holidays.
    For September 13th and 14th which is the day of Chuseok and the following day.
    The city of Seoul will extend the operation of subways and public buses until 2a.m so that people traveling late at night can get home safely.
    The city will also operate 3,100 extra taxies at night during the holidays.
    521 emergency hospital across the country will also be opened 24 hours as usual, but many smaller clinics will be closed during the holidays.
    An average of 6,800 hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies nationwide will be opened each day from September 12th through the 15th.
    More information on that can be found on the city’s website through Dasan call center at 120 or by calling 119 in emergencies.

    Reporter : minsunlee@arirang.com