Gōra Station

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Gōra Station
Exterior of Gōra Station, March 2007
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
District Ashigarashimo
Town Hakone
Neighborhood etc. 1300-329 Gōra
Postal code 250-0408
(in Japanese) 神奈川県足柄下郡箱根町強羅1300-329
Year opened 1919
Rail services
Operator(s) Hakone Tozan Railway
Line(s) Hakone Tozan Line
Hakone Tozan Cable Car
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Gōra Station (強羅駅 Gōra-eki?) is a terminal railway station on the Hakone Tozan Line as well as the Hakone Tozan Cable Car, and is located in Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan. It is 15.0 rail kilometers from the Hakone Tozan Line's southern terminus at Odawara Station. At an altitude of 533 metres (1,749 ft), it is the highest railway station in Kanagawa Prefecture.[citation needed]


Gōra Station is served by the Hakone Tozan Line and also by the Hakone Tozan Cable Car.

Station layout[edit]

Gōra Station has two side platforms, which are staggered, so that they do not directly oppose each other.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hakone Tozan Line
Chōkoku-no-Mori   -   Terminus
Hakone Tozan Cable Car
Terminus   -   Kōen-Shimo


Gōra Station was opened on June 1, 1919 as a station on the Hakone Tozan Line. The Hakone Tozan Cable Car began operations from December 1, 1921, but operations were suspended from February 11, 1944 through July 1, 1950. The present station building was opened on April 16, 1977.[1]

Bus services[edit]


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Coordinates: 35°15′2.76″N 139°2′53.50″E / 35.2507667°N 139.0481944°E / 35.2507667; 139.0481944