Katsuragawa Station (Kyoto)

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Katsuragawa Station
桂川駅
JRW Katsuragawa Station west.jpg
West side of the station
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
City Kyoto
Ward Minami
Neighborhood etc. 6-7, Kuze Takadacho
Coordinates 34°57′52.21″N 135°42′37.36″E / 34.9645028°N 135.7103778°E / 34.9645028; 135.7103778Coordinates: 34°57′52.21″N 135°42′37.36″E / 34.9645028°N 135.7103778°E / 34.9645028; 135.7103778
Postal code 601-8211
(in Japanese) 京都市南区久世高田町6-7
History
Year opened 2008
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kyoto Line)
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Katsuragawa Station (桂川駅 Katsuragawa-eki?) is a railway station located in Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan, on the JR Kyoto Line operated by JR West. It opened on October 18, 2008. Katsuragawa is between Nishiōji and Mukōmachi Stations, west of the bridges over the Katsura River (Katsuragawa in Japanese).

The station on a four-track section has a single island platform between center two tracks. It serves trains 12 cars long. An overhead bridge provides access to the platform, as well as unrestricted passage from one side of the station to the other. Facilities include elevators, escalators, and multipurpose toilets.

1 JR Kyoto Line for Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Sannomiya
2 JR Kyoto Line for Kyoto and Kusatsu

The station serves the nearby Japan Ground Self-Defense Force base at Katsura. Passengers can access Rakusaiguchi Station on the Hankyū Kyoto Main Line, about 600 m distant.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR Kyoto Line
Nishiōji   Local (Including rapid service after the morning)   Mukōmachi
Rapid Service (in the morning): no stop
Special Rapid Service: no stop

Source[edit]

This article incorporates material translated from 桂川駅 (京都府) (Katsuragawa-eki (Kyoto-fu)) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on June 21, 2008.

See also[edit]

Media related to Katsuragawa Station (Kyoto) at Wikimedia Commons

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