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Kita-Senri Station (北千里駅, Kita-Senri-eki) is a railway station on the Hankyu Senri Line in Suita, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Hankyu Corporation.

Kita-Senri Station

北千里駅
Kitasenri stn.jpg
LocationSuita, Osaka
Japan
Operated byHankyu
Line(s)Hankyu Senri Line
Other information
Station codeHK-95
History
Opened1967

LinesEdit

Kita-Senri Station is the northern terminus of the 13.6 km Hankyu Senri Line.[1]

Station layoutEdit

The station has two side platforms serving two elevated tracks. Ticket gates are located under the platforms and the tracks.

It was the first station in the world to use automated ticket gates, developed by Omron, and introduced in 1967.[2]

PlatformsEdit

1  Senri Line
(through to the Kyoto Line)
for Awaji, Umeda, Kobe and Takarazuka
2  Senri Line
(through to the subway Sakaisuji Line)
for Awaji, Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome and Tengachaya

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Hankyu Senri Line
Yamada   Local   Terminus

HistoryEdit

Kita-Senri Station opened on 1 March 1967.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In 2011, the station was used by an average of 28,549 passengers daily.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 281. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. ^ "Enhancing Lifestyles in Japan". Omron Global website. Omron Corporation. Retrieved 17 September 2013.

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