Takaosanguchi Station in March 2016
2241 Takao-machi, Hachiōji-shi, Tokyo 193-0844|
|Operated by||Keio Corporation|
|Line(s)||Keio Takao Line|
|Distance||44.7 km from Shinjuku|
|Opened||1 October 1967|
|Passengers (FY2015)||11,110 daily|
Takaosanguchi Station (高尾山口駅 Takaosanguchi-eki, lit. "gateway to Mount Takao") is a railway station on the Keio Takao Line in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keio Corporation. It is the main point of railway access to Mount Takao.
Takaosanguchi Station is the terminus of the Keio Takao Line, and is located 8.6 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Kitano, and 44.7 kilometers from Shinjuku Station in central Tokyo. The station is numbered "KO53".
The station has a single dead-headed island platform serving two tracks located on the second floor ("2F") level, with the station entrance and concourse located on the ground floor.
|1/2||■ Keio Takao Line||for Takao and Kitano|
Keio Line for Takahatafudō, Chōfu, Meidaimae, and Shinjuku
Toei Shinjuku Line for Motoyawata
Keio Takaosan Onsen Gokurakuyu(Construction next to station)
|Keio Takao Line|
|Takao||Semi Special Express||Terminus|
The station opened on October 1, 1967.
The station building was rebuilt in 2015 using wood from local cedar trees in a redesign overseen by architect Kengo Kuma, with work completed in April 2015. The station roof is modelled after the Yakuo-in Temple complex on Mount Takao.
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 11,110 passengers daily.
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- "Railways incorporating more wood in train stations to give them rustic, natural feel". The Japan Times. Japan: The Japan Times Ltd. 24 August 2016. Archived from the original on 25 August 2016. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
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