Kusatsu Station (Shiga)

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Kusatsu Station
草津駅
JR Kusatsu Station West Side.jpg
Kusatsu Station west gate, October 2007
Location
Prefecture Shiga
(See other stations in Shiga)
City Kusatsu
Neighborhood 1-16, Shibukawa Itchome
Address in Japanese 滋賀県草津市渋川一丁目1-16
Coordinates 35°01′20″N 135°57′42″E / 35.022351°N 135.961733°E / 35.022351; 135.961733Coordinates: 35°01′20″N 135°57′42″E / 35.022351°N 135.961733°E / 35.022351; 135.961733
History
Opened 1889
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company
Japan Freight Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Line (Biwako Line)
Kusatsu Line

Kusatsu Station (草津駅 Kusatsu-eki?) is a railway station operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight) in the city of Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

  • This station has three island platforms serving two tracks each and two tracks without platforms. The station has a stationmaster and administrates Yasu, Moriyama, Ritto and Minami-Kusatsu stations on the Tokaido Line and all intermediate stations on the Kusatsu Line.
1  Kusatsu Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
2  Kusatsu Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
 Biwako Line from the Kusatsu Line for Kyōto and Osaka
3  Biwako Line part of trains for Kyōto and Osaka
limited express "Biwako Express", "Hida" for Kyōto and Osaka
Kansai Airport limited express "Haruka" for Kansai Airport
4  Biwako Line for Kyōto and Osaka
5  Biwako Line for Maibara and Nagahama
 Kusatsu Line the first train starting for Kibukawa and Tsuge (departing at 5:36 a.m.)
6  Biwako Line part of trains for Maibara and Nagahama
limited express "Haruka", "Biwako Express" for Maibara
limited express "Hida" for Takayama
 Kusatsu Line from the Biwako Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
Kusatsu Station east gate, October 2007

Surroundings[edit]

East[edit]

West[edit]

  • A-SQUARE
    • AL. PLAZA Kusatsu
    • UNIQLO
    • Akachan Honpo
    • Matsumoto Kiyoshi
  • Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu

Stations next to Kusatsu[edit]

« Service »
Tōkaidō Line (Biwako Line)
Rittō   Local (3 doors, 4 doors)   Minami-Kusatsu
Moriyama   Special Rapid   Minami-Kusatsu
Kusatsu Line
Tehara   Local   Terminus