Saga-Arashiyama Station

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Saga-Arashiyama Station
嵯峨嵐山駅
Saga Arasiyama, minamiguti, West Japan Railway, 20090315.jpg
South side of the station
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
City Kyoto
Ward Ukyō
Neighborhood etc. 11-1, Saga-Tenryuji Kurumamichicho
Coordinates 35°1′7.47″N 135°40′52.71″E / 35.0187417°N 135.6813083°E / 35.0187417; 135.6813083Coordinates: 35°1′7.47″N 135°40′52.71″E / 35.0187417°N 135.6813083°E / 35.0187417; 135.6813083
Postal code 616-8373
(in Japanese) 京都市右京区嵯峨天龍寺車道町11-1
History
Year opened 1897
Former name Saga Station
Present name since 1994
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Sagano Line
There are no bus services at this station
Former station building (demolished in 2007)

Saga-Arashiyama Station (嵯峨嵐山駅 Saga-Arashiyama-eki?) is a railway station on the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Sanin Main Line (Sagano Line) in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The Sagano Scenic Railway starts here.

Connecting lines from Saga-Arashiyama[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks.[1]

1, 2 Sagano Line for Kyōto
3, 4 Sagano Line for Kameoka, Sonobe and Fukuchiyama

History[edit]

The station was originally named Saga Station and was the terminus of the first line of the Kyoto Railway (predecessor of the San'in Main Line) between Nijō and Saga opened on February 15, 1897. Extension of the line toward Sonobe opened in 1899. The station was renamed to its present name on September 4, 1994.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sanin Main Line (Sagano Line)
Uzumasa   Local   Hozukyo
Emmachi   Rapid   Kameoka

References[edit]

  1. ^ "嵯峨嵐山駅 構内図". Retrieved October 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 299, vol. II. ISBN 4533029809.