Kyoto Freight Terminal
Gate of the freight terminal
|Location||Shimogyō, Kyoto, Kyoto
|Operated by||Japan Freight Railway Company|
|Previous names||Umekōji (until 2011)|
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. The name of the freight terminal was changed to the present one on March 12, 2011.
Kyoto Freight Terminal is capable to handle containers of up to 30 ft.
- 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.
- 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.
- Japan Freight Railway Company. "エリア別サービス案内" (in Japanese). Retrieved November 2, 2013.
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