This title is the Prequel of <TRAIN TO BUSAN> and directed by same director. It shares the same point of view in the world and audience able to see how the zombies attack was started at Seoul before the KTX bullet train departs from Seoul Station to Busan <TRAIN TO BUSAN>.
At Seoul Station after sunset, an old homeless man, one of the many, is seen as he gobbles up another. Soon, the streets around the area are covered with madmen. Hye-sun, a runaway teenager, breaks up with her boyfriend who forces her into prostitution. She leaves the shabby inn that they were staying at near the station and witnesses people being attacked. The attacked become attackers, increasing their numbers exponentially. The government declares a lock out of the entire area. The normal people run from the attackers, but without a place to run to.