Arashiyama Station (Hankyu)

Arashiyama Station (嵐山駅, Arashiyama-eki) is a railway station in Kyoto, Japan. It is the terminal station of the Hankyu Arashiyama Line. The station is a short walk from Nakanoshima Park and Togetsukyo Bridge. In spring, sakura trees lining the station light up in an array of white and pink.

Arashiyama Station

嵐山駅
Arasiyama, Hankyuu Dentetu, 2011-02-06.jpg
Other namesSagano
LocationNishikyō-ku, Kyoto
Japan
Coordinates35°0′37″N 135°40′54″E / 35.01028°N 135.68167°E / 35.01028; 135.68167Coordinates: 35°0′37″N 135°40′54″E / 35.01028°N 135.68167°E / 35.01028; 135.68167
Operated byHankyu Corporation
Line(s)Arashiyama Line
Platforms3
Tracks2
ConnectionsArashiyama Station (Randen)
Other information
Station codeHK-98
WebsiteOfficial
History
Opened1928
Passengers
FY2015[1]3.3 million
Location
Arashiyama Station is located in Kyoto city
Arashiyama Station
Arashiyama Station
Location within Kyoto city
Arashiyama Station is located in Japan
Arashiyama Station
Arashiyama Station
Arashiyama Station (Japan)

HistoryEdit

The station was opened by Shin-Keihan Railway as the terminus of the branchline on November 9, 1928. It originally had six platforms serving five dead-end tracks, which were later reduced to three platforms for two tracks.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 第8章 都市施設 [Chapter 8: Urban facilities]. 京都市統計書 [Statistics of Kyoto City] (in Japanese). City of Kyoto. 2017.
  2. ^ Hankyu Corporation (April 2001). 阪急ステーション [Hankyu Stations] (in Japanese). Osaka: Hankyu Corporation. p. 128. ISBN 4-89485-051-6.