Nishi-Kyōgoku Station

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Nishi-Kyōgoku Station
西京極駅
Nishikyogoku-station130727.JPG
Location Ukyō, Kyoto, Kyoto
Japan
Operated by Hankyu Corporation
Line(s) Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
History
Opened 1928
Traffic
Passengers (2012[1]) 7,037,000

Nishi-Kyōgoku Station (西京極駅 Nishi-Kyōgoku-eki?) is a train station on the Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line located in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The station opened on November 1, 1928.[2]

It is close to the Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium and other sports facilities.

Layout[edit]

The station has two side platforms serving a track each.

north side  Kyoto Line for Kawaramachi and Karasuma
south side  Kyoto Line for Osaka (Umeda, Tengachaya), Kita-Senri, Kobe, and Takarazuka

Usage[edit]

In fiscal 2012 (April 2012 to March 2013), about 3,273,000 passengers started travel from this station annually. For historical data, see the table below.[3]

Year Number
(in thousands)
2001 3,227
2002 3,118
2003 3,091
2004 3,024
2005 3,143
2006 3,140
2007 3,298
2008 3,445
2009 3,192
2010 3,199
2011 3,192
2012 3,273

Stations next to Nishi-Kyōgoku[edit]

« Service »
Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line
Katsura   Local   Saiin
Katsura   Semi-Express   Saiin
Rapid Service: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Commutation Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express "Kyo-Train", "Ogura": Does not stop at this station

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics of Kyoto City Archived December 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.(in Japanese)
  2. ^ Hankyu Corporation (April 2001). 阪急ステーション [Hankyu Stations] (in Japanese). Osaka: Hankyu Corporation. p. 109. ISBN 4-89485-051-6. 
  3. ^ Statistics of Kyoto Prefecture

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°59′32.58″N 135°43′5.94″E / 34.9923833°N 135.7183167°E / 34.9923833; 135.7183167