Higashi Takasaki Station

Higashi Takasaki Station (東高崎駅, Higashi Takasaki-eki) is a train station in Miyakonojō, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Kitto Line.[1][2]

Higashi Takasaki Station

東高崎駅
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Higashi Takasaki Station in 2010
LocationMiyakonojō, Miyazaki
Japan
Coordinates31°50′27″N 131°03′55″E / 31.84083°N 131.06528°E / 31.84083; 131.06528Coordinates: 31°50′27″N 131°03′55″E / 31.84083°N 131.06528°E / 31.84083; 131.06528
Operated byJR logo (kyushu).svg JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kitto Line
Distance13.5 from km Miyakonojō
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Bicycle facilitiesBike shed
Disabled accessYes - ramp to platform
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 December 1963 (1963-12-01)
Passengers
FY201617 daily
Location
Higashi Takasaki Station is located in Japan
Higashi Takasaki Station
Higashi Takasaki Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

The station is served by the Kitto Line and is located 13.5 km from the starting point of the line at Miyakonojō.[3]

LayoutEdit

The station consists of a side platform serving a single track at grade. There is no station building, only a shelter on the platform for waiting passengers. The entrance to the platform is at one end of the platform where a road crosses the track at a level crossing. From the entrance, a ramp leads up to the platform. A bike shed is provided nearby.[2][4]

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Kitto Line
Mangatsuka Local Takasaki Shinden

HistoryEdit

Japanese National Railways (JNR) opened the station on 1 December 1963 as an additional station on the existing track of the Kitto Line. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Kyushu.[3][5]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 17 passengers (boarding only) per day.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JR Kyushu Route Map" (PDF). JR Kyushu. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "東高崎" [Higashi Takasaki]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b Imao, Keisuke (2009). 日本鉄道旅行地図帳 12号 九州 沖縄―全線・全駅・全廃線 [Japan Rail Travel Atlas No. 12 Kyushu Okinawa - all lines, all stations and disused lines] (in Japanese). Mook. pp. 21, 63. ISBN 9784107900302.
  4. ^ Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第7巻 宮崎・鹿児島・沖縄エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 7 Miyazaki Kagoshima Okinawa Area] (in Japanese). Kodansha. pp. 51, 85. ISBN 9784062951661.
  5. ^ 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. 777. ISBN 4533029809.
  6. ^ "宮崎県統計年鑑 鉄道輸送実績(1日平均)" [Miyazaki Prefecture Statistics Yearbook Railway Transportation Record (daily average)]. Miyazaki Prefectural Government website. Retrieved 6 May 2018. See the table for 平成28年度 [fiscal 2016].

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