Kakogawa Station

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Kakogawa Station
加古川駅
JR Kakogawa station04n4592.jpg
Location Kakogawa, Hyōgo
Japan
Operated by JR West
Line(s)
History
Opened 1888

Kakogawa Station (加古川駅 Kakogawa-eki?) is a railway station in Kakogawa, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

There are three island platforms with six tracks elevated.[1]

1  JR Kobe Line for Himeji and Aioi
2  JR Kobe Line for Himeji and Aioi
returning for Sannomiya and Osaka
3, 4  JR Kobe Line for Sannomiya and Osaka
5, 6  Kakogawa Line for Ao and Nishiwakishi

History[edit]

The station opened on December 23, 1888 when the Sanyō Railway extended from Akashi to Himeji. On April 1, 1913, Banshū Railway (now Kakogawa Line) opened its terminal named Kakogawachō, which was merged into Kakogawa Station later (the railway company's application was posted on the Official Gazette (Kanpō) on May 14, 1915, but the actual date of the merger is unknown). The Banshū Railway also opened the line later named the Takasago Line originating from Kakogawachō on December 1, 1913. The Takasago Line closed on December 1, 1984.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sanyo Main Line (JR Kobe Line)
Higashi-Kakogawa   Local trains (3 doors)   Hoden
Higashi-Kakogawa   Local trains (4 doors)   Terminus
Nishi-Akashi   Special Rapid Service   Himeji
Kakogawa Line
Terminus - Hioka

References[edit]

  1. ^ West Japan Rawilway Company. "加古川駅 構内図". Retrieved January 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). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 218, 239, 242. ISBN 4533029809. 


Coordinates: 34°46′04″N 134°50′22″E / 34.767828°N 134.839432°E / 34.767828; 134.839432