Bitchū-Takahashi Station

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Bitchū-Takahashi Station building (2006-03-31).
Bitchū-Takahashi Station platform area, looking toward Niimi Station (2007-07-22).
Bitchū-Takahashi Station, looking toward Kurashiki Station (2006-03-31).

Bitchū-Takahashi Station (備中高梁駅, Bitchū-Takahashi-eki) is a JR West Hakubi Line station located in Asahi-chō, Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The Hakubi Line extends as a single track from this station north.

History[edit]

  • 1926-06-20: Bitchū-Takahashi Station opened
  • 1987-04-01: Japanese National Railways were privatized, and Bitchū-Takahashi Station became a JR West station
  • 2007-07-03: Bitchū-Takahashi Station were equipped by the ICOCA automated ticket system

Station building and platforms[edit]

Bitchū-Takahashi Station has three platforms capable of handling four lines simultaneously, equipped by an automated ticket machine, and has an overpass footbridge connecting the side platform with the two island platforms.

1 Hakubi Line (lower) to NiimiYonagoIzumo (limited express)
2 Hakubi Line (upper) to SōjaKurashikiOkayama (local)
Hakubi Line (lower) to NiimiYonago (local and limited express)
3 Hakubi Line (lower) to SōjaKurashikiOkayama (limited express)

Environs[edit]

Bitchū-Takahashi Station is located about 500m east of the Takahashi River, which is across Japan National Route 180. The Takahashi-Tamagawa Post Office is near, as is Takahashi Municipal Tamagawa Elementary School.

Also in the area are the following:

Highway access[edit]

Connecting lines[edit]

JR West Hakubi Line (including Yakumo limited express)
Bitchū-Hirose StationBitchū-Takahashi StationKinoyama Station

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°47′19″N 133°36′59″E / 34.7886°N 133.6165°E / 34.7886; 133.6165