Bitchū-Takahashi Station

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Bitchū-Takahashi Station building (2006-03-31).
Bitchū-Takahashi Station platform area, looking toward Niimi Station (2007-07-22).
Bitchū-Takahashi Station, looking toward Kurashiki Station (2006-03-31).

Bitchū-Takahashi Station (備中高梁駅 Bitchū-Takahashi-eki?) is a JR West Hakubi Line station located in Asahi-chō, Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The Hakubi Line extends as a single track from this station north.

History[edit]

  • 1926-06-20: Bitchū-Takahashi Station opened
  • 1987-04-01: Japanese National Railways were privatized, and Bitchū-Takahashi Station became a JR West station
  • 2007-07-03: Bitchū-Takahashi Station were equipped by the ICOCA automated ticket system

Station building and platforms[edit]

Bitchū-Takahashi Station has three platforms capable of handling four lines simultaneously, equipped by an automated ticket machine, and has an overpass footbridge connecting the station-side platform with the two island platforms.

1 Hakubi Line (lower) to NiimiYonagoIzumo (limited express)
2 Hakubi Line (upper) to SōjaKurashikiOkayama (local)
Hakubi Line (lower) to NiimiYonago (local and limited express)
3 Hakubi Line (lower) to SōjaKurashikiOkayama (limited express)

Environs[edit]

Bitchū-Takahashi Station is located about 500m east of the Takahashi River, which is across Japan National Route 180. The Takahashi-Tamagawa Post Office is near, as is Takahashi Municipal Tamagawa Elementary School.

Also in the area are the following:

Highway access[edit]

Connecting lines[edit]

JR West Hakubi Line (including Yakumo limited express)
Bitchū-Hirose StationBitchū-Takahashi StationKinoyama Station

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°47′19″N 133°36′59″E / 34.7886°N 133.6165°E / 34.7886; 133.6165