Roka-kōen Station

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The station from outside

Roka-kōen Station (芦花公園駅 Roka-kōen-eki?) is a railway station on the Keio Line in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keio Corporation.[1]

The station is named after the nearby Roka Kōshun-en, a park to commemorate Japanese novelist Roka Tokutomi (1868-1927). The park is located approximately one kilometer south of the station.

Station layout[edit]

This station has two ground-level side platforms serving two tracks.

Platforms[edit]

The station platforms
1 Keio Line for Chōfu, Hashimoto, Keiō-Hachiōji, Takaosanguchi
2 Keio Line for Meidaimae, Sasazuka, Shinjuku, Toei Shinjuku Line

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keio Line
Special Express: no stop
Semi Special Express: no stop
Express: no stop
Semi Express: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Hachimanyama   Local   Chitose-Karasuyama

History[edit]

The station opened on April 15, 1913, initially named Kami-Takaido Station (上高井戸駅?).[2] It was renamed on September 1, 1937.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keio Railway Map
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 228. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 


Coordinates: 35°40′13″N 139°36′29″E / 35.6704°N 139.6081°E / 35.6704; 139.6081