Kitachō Station

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Kitachō Station
JR Shikoku Kitacho Station.jpg
Kitachō Station in 2008
Location Kitachō, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa-ken 760-0080
Coordinates 34°19′56″N 134°04′47″E / 34.3321°N 134.0798°E / 34.3321; 134.0798Coordinates: 34°19′56″N 134°04′47″E / 34.3321°N 134.0798°E / 34.3321; 134.0798
Operated by JR logo (shikoku).svg JR Shikoku
Line(s) Kōtoku Line
Distance 6.7 km from Takamatsu
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Structure type At grade
Bicycle facilities Designated parking area for bikes
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Station code T24
Opened 1 November 1986 (1986-11-01)
Kitachō Station is located in Japan
Kitachō Station
Kitachō Station
Location within Japan

Kitachō Station (木太町駅, Kitachō-eki) is a railway station on the Kōtoku Line in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Shikoku and has the station number "T26".[1][2]


The station is served by the JR Shikoku Kōtoku Line and is located 6.7 km from the beginning of the line at Takamatsu.[3] Only local services stop at the station.[4]


The station consists of a side platform serving a single track. There is no station building and the station is unstaffed but a shelter is provided on the platform for waiting passengers and a "Tickets Corner" (a small shelter housimng an automatic ticket vending machine) is installed. A parking area for bicycles is provided near the station entrance.[2][5][3]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kōtoku Line
Ritsurin Local Yashima


Japanese National Railways (JNR) opened Kitachō on 1 November 1986 as a temporary stop on the existing Kōtoku Line. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, JR Shikoku assumed control and the stop was upgraded to a full station.[6][7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Shikoku Railway Route Map" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "木太町駅" [Kitachō]. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第1巻 四国東部エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 1 Eastern Shikoku] (in Japanese). Kodansha. p. 28, 66. ISBN 9784062951609. 
  4. ^ "Kitachō Station Timetable" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "木太町駅" [Kitachō Station]. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  6. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 648. ISBN 4533029809. 
  7. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 215–216. ISBN 4533029809.