Kōtachi Station

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Kōtachi Station
甲立駅
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Akitakata
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Kōtachi Station (甲立駅 Kōtachi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Takatahara, Kōtachi-chō, Akitakata, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

  • April 28, 1915: Kōtachi Station opens
  • April 1, 1987: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Kōtachi Station becomes a JR West station
  • June 1996: The current station building was completed

Station building and platforms[edit]

Kōtachi Station features one raised, island-style platform, capable of handling two lines simultaneously. The station building is part of the "Information Center Kōgyōkan," a building completed in 1996. The station building is operated by JA Hiroshima North. The station is located in the heart of Kōtachi-chō, and is considered a model station.

Environs[edit]

  • Kōtachi Post Office
  • Akitakata Municipal Offices, Kōtachi Branch
  • Akitakata Municipal Kōta Junior High School
  • Akitakata Municipal Kōtachi Elementary School
  • Akitakata Municipal Kōda Higashi Elementary School
  • Gōno River
  • Kikuyama
  • Mōsōbōyama
  • Kōrinbō (head temple of the Aki sect of Buddhism, considered a cultural treasure)

Highway access[edit]

  • Japan National Route 54
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 4 (Kōda-Sakugi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 52 (Sera-Kōda Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 212 (Yoshidaguchi Teishajō Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Miyoshi Express/Miyoshi Liner
Miyoshi StationKōtachi StationMukaihara Station
Commuter Liner/Local
Kamikawatachi StationKōtachi StationYoshidaguchi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°41′34″N 132°45′36″E / 34.692721°N 132.759991°E / 34.692721; 132.759991