Kikuta Station

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Kikuta Station
喜久田駅
Kikuta-ST.jpg
Kikuta Station, May 2007
Location Kikuta-cho Horinouchi, Kōriyama, Fukushima
(福島県郡山市喜久田町堀之内)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
History
Opened 1898
Previous names Horinouchi (until 1915)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2004[citation needed]) 279 daily

Kikuta Station (喜久田駅?, Kikuta-eki) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu West Line in Kōriyama, Fukushima, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kikuta Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is located 7.9 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōriyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kikuta Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is unattended.[citation needed]

Platforms[edit]

1  Ban'etsu West Line for Bandai-Atami, Inawashiro, Aizu-Wakamatsu, and Kitakata
for Kōriyama
2  Ban'etsu West Line for Kōriyama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Banetsu West Line
Kōriyamatomita   Rapid   Bandai-Atami
Kōriyamatomita   Local   Akogashima

History[edit]

The station opened on July 26, 1898, as Horinouchi Station (堀ノ内駅?). It was renamed Kikuta Station on April 10, 1915. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°27′07″N 140°20′30″E / 37.4520°N 140.3418°E / 37.4520; 140.3418