JR Kikugawa Station
|Location||Horinouchi, Kikugawa, Shizuoka
|Operated by||JR Central|
|Line(s)||Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Previous names||Horinouchi (until 1956)|
|Passengers (2006)||4,544 daily|
Kikugawa Station (菊川駅 Kikugawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line of Central Japan Railway Company in Kikugawa, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station is 222.2 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.
Kikugawa Station was opened on April 16, 1889 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Shizuoka with Hamamatsu was completed. It was originally named Horinouchi Station (堀ノ内駅 Horinouchi-eki?). It was renamed Kikugawa on April 10, 1956. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued in 1971.
Kikugawa Station has a single side platform serving Track 1 and an island platform serving Track 2 and Track 3, connected to the station building by an overpass. Track 1 is used only during peak hours. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.
|1||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Hamamatsu|
|2||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Shimada, Shizuoka|
|Central Japan Railway Company|
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
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