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KTX to install in-seat power supply system

All Headlines 10:56 October 10, 2016

DAEJEON, Oct. 10 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Railroad Corporation (KORAIL) said Monday it will install a power supply system and USB ports for mobile devices in all KTX bullet trains for the convenience of passengers.

The in-seat charging port will have a 220 volt power outlet and two USB ports which will allow passengers to charge their smartphones, tablets and laptops on the train.

The power supply system will be equipped with anti-electric shock and one-touch plug separation functions for the safety of users, the national railroad operator said.

KORAIL said it will start installing the ports between each window from next month and complete it by December.

KTX is a high-speed train that has a maximum operating speed of 350 km/h and offers free WiFi in all cars.

The Korea Railroad Corporation (KORAIL) will install an in-seat power supply system and two USB ports for mobile devices in all KTX bullet trains by the end of 2016. This photo was provided by KORAIL. (Yonhap)

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