Foreigners are not allowed to use any of the above.
extensive rail network built by Japanese people during World War II
has been broken by the separation of South and North Korea; however,
the major passenger routes run from Pyongyang to
Chongjin, Haeju and Sinuiju but the
service is quite slow. Timetables are not published here and it is
suggested that visitors buy tickets through the travel agent before travelling by rail.
drives on the right hand side. The main
roads are of good quality and many are dual carriageways. All the roads leading
out of Pyongyang have police security checkpoints
where identity documents must be produced before continuing the
journey. Buses are unavailable between cities and there are very few road signs.
International driving licences are not accepted and it is
a local driving test and get a local licence to drive within the country.
has a 2-line metro and regular bus services.