Kusatsu Station (Shiga)

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Kusatsu Station
草津駅
JR Kusatsu Station West Side.jpg
Kusatsu Station west entrance in October 2007
Location 1-1-16 Shibukawa, Kusatsu-shi, Shiga-ken
Japan
Coordinates 35°01′20″N 135°57′42″E / 35.022351°N 135.961733°E / 35.022351; 135.961733Coordinates: 35°01′20″N 135°57′42″E / 35.022351°N 135.961733°E / 35.022351; 135.961733
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)
Platforms 3 island platforms
Tracks 8
Other information
Website www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0610110
History
Opened 1 July 1889 (1889-07-01)
Location
Kusatsu Station is located in Japan
Kusatsu Station
Kusatsu Station
Location within Japan

Kusatsu Station (草津駅 Kusatsu-eki?) is a railway station in the city of Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Lines[edit]

Kusatsu Station is served by the Tokaido Line (Biwako Line) and the Kusatsu Line.

Station layout[edit]

Kusatsu Station east entrance in October 2007

The station has three island platforms serving two tracks each and two tracks without platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kusatsu Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
2  Kusatsu Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
 Biwako Line from the Kusatsu Line for Kyoto and Osaka
3  Biwako Line for Kyoto and Osaka
limited express Biwako Express, Hida for Kyoto and Osaka
Kansai Airport limited express Haruka for Kansai Airport
4  Biwako Line for Kyoto and Osaka
5  Biwako Line for Maibara and Nagahama
6  Biwako Line for Maibara and Nagahama
limited express Haruka, Biwako Express for Maibara
limited express Hida for Takayama
 Kusatsu Line from Biwako Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokaido Line (Biwako Line)
Moriyama   Special Rapid   Minami-Kusatsu
Rittō   Local   Minami-Kusatsu
Kusatsu Line
Tehara   Local   Terminus

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 July 1889. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.

Surrounding area[edit]

East[edit]

West[edit]

  • Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu

See also[edit]

External links[edit]