Kyoto Freight Terminal

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Kyoto Freight Terminal
Kyoto Freight Station entrance.JPG
Gate of the freight terminal
Location Shimogyō, Kyoto, Kyoto
Operated by Japan Freight Railway Company
Opened 1913
Previous names Umekōji (until 2011)

Kyoto Freight Terminal (京都貨物駅 Kyōto Kamotsu-eki?) is a railway freight terminal operated by Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight) on the Tōkaidō Main Line in Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

The terminal opened on June 21, 1913 as Umekōji Freight Terminal (梅小路駅 Umekōji-eki?), dividing the freight service at Kyōto Station to the new facilities west of the station. It was located in the ground east of the track of the San'in Main Line, where now Umekōji Park occupies, until it was moved westward to the present site on March 12, 1990.[1] The name of the freight terminal was changed to the present one on March 12, 2011.[2]

Kyoto Freight Terminal is capable to handle containers of up to 30 ft.[3]


  1. ^ 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. 34. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ Japan Freight Railway Company (March 11, 2011). "駅名改称のご案内~6線区8ヶ所の駅名を改称します~" (PDF) (in Japanese). Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ Japan Freight Railway Company. "エリア別サービス案内" (in Japanese). Retrieved November 2, 2013. 

Coordinates: 34°59′07″N 135°44′29″E / 34.98528°N 135.74139°E / 34.98528; 135.74139