Keage Station

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Keage Station
蹴上駅
KyotoSubwaykeageStation.JPG
Keage Station entrance No. 2, December 2007
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
City Kyoto
Ward Higashiyama
Coordinates 35°00′28″N 135°47′25″E / 35.0078°N 135.7902°E / 35.0078; 135.7902Coordinates: 35°00′28″N 135°47′25″E / 35.0078°N 135.7902°E / 35.0078; 135.7902
History
Year opened 1997
Rail services
Station number(s) T-09
Operator(s) Kyoto Municipal Subway
Line(s) Tōzai Line

Keage Station (蹴上駅 Keage-eki?) is a train station in Higashiyama-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It is the closest subway station to Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji temple.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The underground station has one island platform serving two tracks. Track No. 1 is for trains bound for Uzumasa Tenjingawa and Track No. 2 is for trains bound for Rokujizō and Hama-Ōtsu.[1]

History[edit]

Keage Station of Keishin Line in 1997

The station opened on October 12, 1997 when the first section of the Tōzai Line opened.[1]

Until the day before the opening of the Tōzai Line, Keage Station on the Keihan Keishin Line on the street served the area from the beginning of the Keishin Line on August 15, 1912.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōzai Line (T09)
Misasagi (T08) - Higashiyama (T10)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "東西線 蹴上駅 駅情報". Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ Takayama, Reizō. 京阪大津線の80年 [Eighty Years of the Keihan Ōtsu Lines]. The Railway Pictorial (in Japanese) (Tetsudōtosho Kankōkai) 553 (December 1991 Extra): 112.