Katsuragawa Station (Kyoto)

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Katsuragawa Station
桂川駅
JRW Katsuragawa Station west.jpg
West side of the station
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
City Kyoto
Ward Minami
Neighborhood 6-7, Kuze Takadacho
Postal code 601-8211
Address in Japanese 京都市南区久世高田町6-7
Coordinates 34°57′52.21″N 135°42′37.36″E / 34.9645028°N 135.7103778°E / 34.9645028; 135.7103778Coordinates: 34°57′52.21″N 135°42′37.36″E / 34.9645028°N 135.7103778°E / 34.9645028; 135.7103778
History
Opened 2008
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kyoto Line)
Bus Medium bus terminal at this station

Katsuragawa Station (桂川駅 Katsuragawa-eki?) is a railway station located in Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan, on the JR Kyoto Line operated by JR West. It opened on October 18, 2008. Katsuragawa is between Nishiōji and Mukōmachi Stations, west of the bridges over the Katsura River (Katsuragawa in Japanese).

The station on a four-track section has a single island platform between center two tracks. It serves trains 12 cars long. An overhead bridge provides access to the platform, as well as unrestricted passage from one side of the station to the other. Facilities include elevators, escalators, and multipurpose toilets.

1  JR Kyoto Line for Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Sannomiya
2  JR Kyoto Line for Kyoto and Kusatsu

The station serves the nearby Japan Ground Self-Defense Force base at Katsura. Passengers can access Rakusaiguchi Station on the Hankyū Kyoto Main Line, about 600 m distant.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR Kyoto Line
Nishiōji   Local (Including rapid service after the morning)   Mukōmachi
Rapid Service (in the morning): no stop
Special Rapid Service: no stop

Surroundings[edit]

Aeon Mall Kyoto Katsuragawa, an Aeon Group shopping mall with 214,000-square-meter floor space is located next to the station and connected to the station with a walk bridge.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "モール概要". Aeon Mall Kyoto Katsuragawa. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "電車のアクセス". Aeon Mall Kyoto Katsuragawa. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 

This article incorporates material translated from 桂川駅 (京都府) (Katsuragawa-eki (Kyoto-fu)) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on June 21, 2008.

See also[edit]

Media related to Katsuragawa Station (Kyoto) at Wikimedia Commons

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