Kusanagi Station (JR Central)

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Kusanagi Station
Kusanagi Station (JR Central) April 13th 2008.JPG
Kusanagi Station, April 2008
Location Kusanagi, Shimizu, Shizuoka, Shizuoka
Operated by Central Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
  • Bus terminal
Opened 1926
Passengers (2006) 8,390 daily

Kusangi Station (草薙駅, Kusanagi eki) is a train station in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). The station is 174.2 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station history[edit]

A signal box was established on the site of the present Kusanagi Station on April 10, 1911. Kusanagi Station was opened on April 3, 1926. From 1930, the station had both passenger and freight operations; however, freight operations were discontinued from 1967. The current station building dates from 1973. Kusanagi Station serves the University of Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art and Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library. The Shizuoka-Shimizu local railway line's via Kusanagi Station is a three-minute walk away.



Kusanagi Station has two opposing side platforms serving Track 1 and Track 2, with headshunts, allowing for tracks for express trains to pass in between, and an overpass connecting the platforms. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.


1  Tōkaidō Main Line For ShizuokaShimadaKakegawaHamamatsu
2  Tōkaidō Main Line For ShimizuFujiNumazuMishimaAtami

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōkaidō Main Line
Shimizu Local Higashi-Shizuoka

Coordinates: 35°00′10″N 138°26′31″E / 35.002819°N 138.441875°E / 35.002819; 138.441875