Keage Station

Keage Station (蹴上駅, Keage-eki) is a train station in Higashiyama-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It is the closest subway station to Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji temple.

Keage Station

蹴上駅
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Keage Station entrance No. 2, December 2007
LocationHigashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto
Japan
Coordinates35°00′28″N 135°47′25″E / 35.0078°N 135.7902°E / 35.0078; 135.7902Coordinates: 35°00′28″N 135°47′25″E / 35.0078°N 135.7902°E / 35.0078; 135.7902
Operated byKyoto Municipal Subway
Line(s)Tōzai Line
Other information
Station codeT-09
History
Opened1997
Passengers
FY201610,713 daily[1]

LinesEdit

LayoutEdit

The underground station has one island platform serving two tracks. Track No. 1 is for trains bound for Uzumasa Tenjingawa and Track No. 2 is for trains bound for Rokujizō and Hama-Ōtsu.[2]

HistoryEdit

 
Keage Station of Keishin Line in 1997

The station opened on October 12, 1997 when the first section of the Tōzai Line opened.[2]

Until the day before the opening of the Tōzai Line, Keage Station on the Keihan Keishin Line on the street served the area from the beginning of the Keishin Line on August 15, 1912.[3]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōzai Line (T09)
Misasagi (T08) - Higashiyama (T10)

Surrounding areaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "京都市交通事業白書" (in Japanese). Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau.
  2. ^ a b "東西線 蹴上駅 駅情報". Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  3. ^ Takayama, Reizō. 京阪大津線の80年 [Eighty Years of the Keihan Ōtsu Lines]. The Railway Pictorial (in Japanese). Tetsudōtosho Kankōkai. 553 (December 1991 Extra): 112.