Kamo Station (Kyoto)

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Kamo Station

加茂駅
West Japan Railway Company
JR-West commuter rail / regional rail station
Kamo Station Kizugawa Kyoto pref Japan02n.jpg
Kamo Station in November 2012
Location1-6-3, Kamochō-ekinishi, Kizugawa
(京都府木津川市加茂町駅西1丁目6-3)
Kyoto Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates34°45′10″N 135°52′11″E / 34.752711°N 135.869797°E / 34.752711; 135.869797Coordinates: 34°45′10″N 135°52′11″E / 34.752711°N 135.869797°E / 34.752711; 135.869797
Owned byWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Operated byWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Line(s)
Distance
  • Kansai Line: 61.0 km (37.9 mi) from Kameyama
  • Yamatoji Line: 54.0 km (33.6 mi) from JR Namba
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4 (1 storage)
Train operatorsWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Bus stands2
Connections
  • Bus interchange Nara Kotsu Bus Lines: 10, 107, 109, 109 Exp., and 209 at Kamo-eki (East Exit)
    66 at Kamo-eki (West Exit)
  • Bus interchange Kizugawa City Community Bus: Kamo Bus: Tōno Route at Kamo-eki (East Exit)
    Okuhata Route at Kamo-eki (West Exit)
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle facilities Available
Disabled accessYes (2 elevators for the ticket gate, 1 elevator for each platform and 1 accessible bathroom)
Other information
Station code Q39 
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened11 November 1897 (1897-11-11)
Traffic
Passengers (2016)2,359
Services
Preceding station   JR logo (west).svg JR-West   Following station
Terminus   Kansai Line   Kasagi
toward Kameyama, Tsuge, and Iga-Ueno
 Q  Yamatoji Line
Kizu
toward Ōsaka, JR Namba, Ōji, and Nara
  Local   Terminus
Kizu
toward Ōsaka
  Regional Rapid Service   Terminus
Kizu
toward JR Namba
  Rapid Service   Terminus
Kizu
toward Ōsaka
  Yamatoji Rapid Service   Terminus
Former services
Preceding station   Imperial Government Railways   Following station
Kizu
toward Minatomachi
  Nagoya to Minatomachi (1907—1910)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Daibutsu   Kamo to Nara
(Freight only) (1907—1908)
  Kasagi
Preceding station   Kansai Railways   Following station
Kizu
toward Minatomachi
  Main Line (1907)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Daibutsu   Daibutsu Line
(Freigt only) (1907)
  Kasagi
Daibutsu
toward Minatomachi
  Main Line (1900—1907)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Daibutsu
toward Nara
  Kamo to Nara (1899—1900)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Daibutsu
Terminus
  Kamo to Nara (1898—1899)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Shin-Kizu
toward Sakuranomiya
  Branch (1901—1907)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Shin-Kizu
toward Amijima
  Branch (1900—1901)
Tsuge to Amijima (1898—1900)
  Kasagi
toward Nagoya
Terminus   Tsuge to Kamo (1897—1898)   Kasagi
toward Nagoya

Kamo Station (加茂駅, Kamo-eki) is a railway station of West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) in Kizugawa, Kyoto, Japan. Although the station is on the Kansai Main Line as rail infrastructure, it is served as termina by both the Kansai Line and Yamatoji Line in terms of passenger train services.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms with three tracks on the ground level.

Platforms[edit]

1  Yamatoji Line–Local for Ōji, and Nara
 Yamatoji Line—Regional Rapid Service for Ōsaka
 Yamatoji Line—Rapid Service for JR Namba
 Yamatoji Line—Yamatoji Rapid Service for Ōsaka
2  Kansai Line for Kameyama, Tsuge, and Iga-Ueno
3  Yamatoji Line—Local for JR Namba and Nara (1st train and 4th to last train only)
 Yamatoji Line—Rapid Service for JR Namba (5th to last train only)
4  Yamatoji Line—Local for Nara (9th train only)
 Yamatoji Line—Regional Rapid Service for Ōsaka (4th and 7th trains only)
 Yamatoji Line—Rapid Service for JR Namba (2nd and 6th trains only)
 Yamatoji Line—Yamatoji Rapid Service for Ōsaka (2nd, 4th, and 8th trains only)
 Kansai Line for Kameyama (1st train and 3rd to last train only)
   Kansai Line Storage track

History[edit]

The station opened in 1897 as a station on the Kansai Railway, which connected Osaka and Nagoya via Nara. The Kansai Railway was nationalized in 1907 and became the Kansai Main Line. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.

Passenger statistics[edit]

According to the Kyoto Prefecture statistical book, the average number of passengers per day is as follows.[citation needed]

Year Passengers
1999 2,945
2000 3,008
2001 3,126
2002 3,077
2003 3,058
2004 3,093
2005 3,134
2006 3,079
2007 3,014
2008 2,967
2009 2,825
2010 2,740
2011 2,623
2012 2,581
2013 2,556
2014 2,430
2015 2,385
2016 2,359

See also[edit]

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