Kitsunegasaki Station

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Kitsunegasaki Station
狐ヶ崎駅
Kitsunegasaki-Station.jpg
Kitsunegasaki Station
Location Uehara 1-chome, Shimizu, Shizuoka, Shizuoka
(静岡市清水区上原-1)
Japan
Operated by Shizuoka Railway Company
Line(s) Shizuoka-Shimizu Line
History
Opened 1908
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 2336 daily

Kitsunegasaki Station (狐ヶ崎駅 Kitsunegasaki-eki?) is a train station of the Shizuoka-Shimizu Line in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Station history[edit]

Kitsunegasaki Station was established as Uehara Station (上原駅 Uehara-eki?) on December 9, 1908. In 1926, the predecessor of the Kitsunegasaki Young Land Amusement Center opened, and in 1927 the Uehara Station was renamed Yuenmae Station (遊園前駅 Yuenmae-eki?). The amusement part closed during World War II, and in 1944, Yuenmae Station was renamed as Kitsunegasaki Station. However, after the end of the war, the amusement park reopened, and as part of the promotional campaign created by Shizuoka Railway to boost the popularity of the park, the station name was changed from 1968 to Kitsunegasaki Yangu-randomae Station (頃 狐ヶ崎ヤングランド前駅 Yangu-randomae-eki?). It reverted to the simpler name of Kitsunegasaki Station in 1985.

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Layout[edit]

Kitsunegasaki Station has a single island platform with a level crossing at one end. The station building is built on one end of the platform, and has automated ticket machines, and automated turnstiles, which accept the LuLuCa smart card ticketing system as well as the PiTaPa and ICOCA IC cards.

Adjacent stations[edit]

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Shizuoka Railway Company
Shizuoka-Shimizu Line
Mikadodai - Sakurabashi

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Coordinates: 35°00′41″N 138°27′34″E / 35.011443°N 138.459500°E / 35.011443; 138.459500