Karasuma Station

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Karasuma Station
烏丸駅
Hankyu Karasuma Station West Gates.JPG
West ticket gate
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
City Kyoto
Ward Shimogyō
Neighborhood etc. Naginatabokocho
Karasuma-dori, Shijo Nishi
Coordinates 35°0′13.2″N 135°45′32.79″E / 35.003667°N 135.7591083°E / 35.003667; 135.7591083Coordinates: 35°0′13.2″N 135°45′32.79″E / 35.003667°N 135.7591083°E / 35.003667; 135.7591083
Postal code 660-8008
(in Japanese) 京都市下京区長刀鉾町
History
Year opened 1963
Rail services
Operator(s) Hankyu Corporation
Line(s) Kyōto Main Line
Statistics 15,667,000 passengers/year [1]
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Karasuma Station (烏丸駅 Karasuma-eki?) is one of the busiest stations outside of Umeda Station and Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line. Located at the intersection of Karasuma and Shijo Streets, the station is located underground from the myriad banks and financial institutions that populate the intersection. Daimaru and a few other stores on are located near the station, and there is a long underground walkway linking Karasuma Station with Kawaramachi Station.

Shijō Station on the Karasuma Line subway is connected with Karasuma Station by a short underground walkway.

Layout[edit]

  • The station has an island platform serving two tracks.
1 Kyoto Line to Kawaramachi
2 Kyoto Line for Osaka (Umeda), Tengachaya, Kita-Senri, Kobe, Takarazuka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line
Ōmiya   Local   Kawaramachi
Ōmiya   Semi-Express   Kawaramachi
Ōmiya   Rapid Service   Kawaramachi
Ōmiya   Rapid Express   Kawaramachi
Katsura   Limited Express   Kawaramachi
Ōmiya   Commutation Limited Express   Kawaramachi
Katsura   Limited Express "Kyo-Train", "Ogura"   Kawaramachi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics of Kyoto Prefecture. Fiscal year 2007. Incoming passengers only.