Updated at 2022-02-28
The wine bottle in the image is in the shape of a Taiwan Railways EMU900 train, which has been called “the most beautiful local train.” It has bright lighting and soft seat colors, as well as considerate design details. The carriage is a barrier-free environment and bike-friendly. The EMU900 is manufactured by the South Korean company Hyundai Rotem, whose headquarters are located in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province. It began supplying Taiwan Railways with carriages in the 1990s. Hyundai Rotem’s products are also used by Taoyuan Metro and Kaohsiung Metro. Taiwan Railways commissioned the EMU900 series in April 2021.
Area: 53.99 square kilometers
Population: 162,443 (March 2021)
Main industries: the famous Uiwang Special Railroad Zone is a green city that focuses on the railway industry and eco-tourism.
City/region features: Uiwang is a city in South Korea’s south central Gyeonggi Province. It is the cleanest green city out of the satellite cities that ring the capital, and is home to the Korail Railroad Museum. It has the country’s only rail bike trail that encircles a lake. It has a lower population compared to other cities, but has enormous development potential. Uiwang has rich forestry resources, lakeside parks, recreational places, and historical sites. It has managed to protect its unique natural environment while providing residents with comfortable lifestyles and an educational environment.