West ticket gate
(See other stations in Kyoto)
|Neighborhood||Shijō-dōri Karasuma Higashi-iru Naginatabokochō|
|Address in Japanese||京都市下京区四条通烏丸東入ル長刀鉾町|
|Line(s)||Hankyu Kyoto Main Line|
|Statistics||31,479,000 passengers/year (2012)|
|There is a bus stop near this station|
Karasuma Station (烏丸駅 Karasuma-eki?) is one of the busiest stations outside of Umeda Station and Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line. Located at the intersection of Karasuma and Shijo Streets, the station is located underground from the myriad banks and financial institutions that populate the intersection. Daimaru and a few other stores on are located near the station, and there is a long underground walkway linking Karasuma Station with Kawaramachi Station.
The station has an island platform serving two tracks.
|1||■ Kyoto Line||to Kawaramachi|
|2||■ Kyoto Line||for Osaka (Umeda), Tengachaya, Kita-Senri, Kobe, Takarazuka|
In fiscal 2012 (April 2012 to March 2013), about 15,241,000 passengers started travel from this station annually. For historical data, see the table below.
|Kyoto Main Line|
|Ōmiya||Commutation Limited Express||Kawaramachi|
|Katsura||Limited Express "Kyo-Train", "Ogura"||Kawaramachi|
- (Japanese) Karasuma Station from Hankyu Railway website
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