JR Goidō Station

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For the Kintetsu station, see Goidō Station.
JR Goidō Station
JR五位堂駅
JR-West commuter rail station
JR Goido sta 001.jpg
JR Goidō Station
Location 55, Goidō 6-chōme, Kashiba
Nara
  • Japan
  • (奈良県香芝市五位堂6丁目55番)
Coordinates 34°31′39″N 135°43′06″E / 34.527625°N 135.718431°E / 34.527625; 135.718431Coordinates: 34°31′39″N 135°43′06″E / 34.527625°N 135.718431°E / 34.527625; 135.718431
Owned by JR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Operated by JR West Koutsu Service
Line(s)  T  Wakayama Line
Distance 8.7 km (5.4 mi) from Ōji
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Train operators JR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Connections None
Construction
Structure type At grade
Parking None
Bicycle facilities Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Yes (1 accessible slope for the southbound platform and 1 accessible bathroom)
Other information
Website http://www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0621804
History
Opened 13 March 2004 (2004-03-13)
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 747 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR-West   Following station
 T  Wakayama Line
Takada   Local   Kashiba
Takada   Regional Rapid Service   Kashiba
One-way
Takada
One-way
  Rapid Service (through to the Yamatoji Line)   Kashiba
Takada
Terminus
  Rapid Service (through to the Yamatoji Line)   Kashiba
Takada   Yamatoji Rapid Service   Kashiba
One-way

JR Goidō Station (JR五位堂駅 Jeiāru Goidō-eki?) is a railway station on the Wakayama Line of West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) in Kashiba, Nara, Japan.

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Layout[edit]

1  Wakayama Line—Local for JR Namba and Ōji
 Wakayama Line—Rapid Service for JR Namba
2  Wakayama Line—Local for Wakayama, Kokawa, Gojō, and Takada
 Wakayama Line—Regional Rapid Service for Gojō
 Wakayama Line—Rapid Service for Takada
 Wakayama Line—Yamatoji Rapid Service for Gojō

History[edit]

It started operation as Goidō Signal Box, a signal box with a crossing loop to exchange trains on the single track Wakayama Line on February 8, 1940. The signal box was discontinued on July 15, 1949, but it was reopened on December 27, 1955.[1] On March 13, 2004, the signal box was converted to a passenger station and the present station name was assigned.[2] Goidō Station on Kintetsu Osaka Line is a separate station. This is why the new JR station was named with the prefix "JR".

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 359. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ 香芝の沿革 (in Japanese). City of Kashiba. Retrieved September 22, 2007. 

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