Kawaramachi Station (Kyoto)
|Former Hankyu Department Store building above the underground terminal, now occupied by Kyoto Marui|
(See other stations in Kyoto)
|Neighborhood etc.||Shijō-dōri Kawaramachi|
|Line(s)||Kyoto Main Line|
|Statistics||25,267,000 passengers/year (2012)|
Kawaramachi Station (河原町駅 Kawaramachi eki?) is the terminal station of the Hankyu Kyoto Line of Hankyu Railway in Kyoto, Japan. The Kawaramachi and Shijo streets cross over the underground station. Gion-Shijo Station on the Keihan Railway Keihan Line is located beyond the Kamo River.
The area around the station (Shijō Kawaramachi) is one of commercial centers of Kyoto. The real estate around the station is the most valuable in Kyoto.
The station opened on June 17, 1963. Before the opening of Kawaramachi Station and Karasuma Station, the Hankyu Kyoto Line terminated at Ōmiya Station.
The station has an island platform serving three tracks underground.
|1||■Kyoto Line||for Katsura, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka (Umeda), Arashiyama, Kita-Senri, Tengachaya, Kobe and Takarazuka|
|2||■Kyoto Line||for Katsura, Takatsuki-shi, and Osaka (Umeda)
(One local train departs for Osaka (Umeda) every morning, and one local train for Nagaoka-Tenjin on weekdays)
sightseeing limited express trains for Osaka (Umeda)
|3||■Kyoto Line||for Katsura, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka (Umeda), Arashiyama, Kita-Senri, Tengachaya, Kobe and Takarazuka|
In fiscal 2012 (April 2012 to March 2013), about 13,454,000 passengers started travel from this station annually. For historical data, see the table below.
|Hankyu Kyoto Main Line|
|Karasuma||Commutation Limited Express||Terminus|
|Karasuma||Limited Express "Kyo-Train", "Ogura"||Terminus|
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