Kizu Station (Kyoto)

Kizu Station (木津駅, Kizu-eki) is a four-way junction station of West Japan Railway Company (JR West) in Kizugawa, Kyoto, Japan. Although the station is on the junction of three lines: the Nara Line, the Katamachi Line, and Kansai Main Line as of rail infrastructure, it is served by the Nara Line, the Gakkentoshi Line, and the Yamatoji Line in terms of passenger train services. Most of the Gakkentoshi Line train service terminates here, while some of it extends through the Nara Line to Nara Station. It has the station numbers "JR-Q38" (Yamatoji Line), "JR-D19" (Nara Line) and "JR-H18" (Gakkentoshi Line).

Kizu Station

木津駅
West Japan Railway Company
JR West commuter rail station
Kizu station station building.JPG
Kizu Station in January 2012
Location116-2, Kizu-ikeda, Kizugawa
(京都府木津川市木津池田116-2)
Kyoto Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates34°44′09″N 135°49′30″E / 34.735942°N 135.824919°E / 34.735942; 135.824919Coordinates: 34°44′09″N 135°49′30″E / 34.735942°N 135.824919°E / 34.735942; 135.824919
Owned byWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Operated byWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Line(s)
Distance
  • Nara Line: 37.9 km (23.5 mi) from Kyōto
  • Gakkentoshi Line: 44.8 km (27.8 mi) from Kyōbashi
  • Yamatoji Line: 48.0 km (29.8 mi) from JR Namba
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Train operatorsWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Bus stands2
Connections
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle facilities Available
Disabled accessYes (1 elevator and 2 escalators for each exit, 1 elevator and 2 escalators for each platform, and 1 accessible bathroom inside the gate)
Other information
Station code D19   H18   Q38 
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened13 March 1896 (1896-03-13)
Rebuilt2007
Passengers
FY20143,707 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR logo (west).svg JR-West   Following station
 D  Nara Line
Kamikoma
toward Kyōto
  Local   Narayama
toward Nara
Kamikoma
toward Kyōto
  Regional Rapid Service   Narayama
toward Nara
through to Gakkentoshi Line   Regional Rapid Service   Narayama
toward Nara
Tamamizu
toward Kyōto
  Rapid Service   Nara
Terminus
through to Gakkentoshi Line   Rapid Service   Narayama
toward Nara
Tamamizu
toward Kyōto
  Miyakoji Rapid Service   Nara
Terminus
 H  Gakkentoshi Line
Nishi-Kizu
toward Kyōbashi
  Local   Terminus
Nishi-Kizu
toward Nishi-Akashi and Tsukaguchi
  Regional Rapid Service   Terminus
Nishi-Kizu
toward Nishi-Akashi and Tsukaguchi
  Regional Rapid Service   through to Nara Line
Nishi-Kizu
toward Shin-Sanda
  Regional Rapid Service A   Terminus
Nishi-Kizu
toward Sasayamaguchi, Shin-Sanda, Takarazuka, and Tsukaguchi
  Rapid Service   Terminus
Nishi-Kizu
toward Shin-Sanda and Takarazuka
  Rapid Service   through to Nara Line
 Q  Yamatoji Line
Narayama
toward JR Namba, Ōji, and Nara
  Local   Kamo
Terminus
Narayama
toward Ōsaka
  Regional Rapid Service   Kamo
Terminus
Narayama
toward JR Namba
  Rapid Service   Kamo
Terminus
Narayama
toward Ōsaka
  Yamatoji Rapid Service   Kamo
Terminus
Location
Kizu Station is located in Japan
Kizu Station
Kizu Station
Location within Japan

LayoutEdit

The station consists of four tracks and two island platforms. The platforms are connected by an overpass.

PlatformsEdit

Number Line Destination other
1 Gakkentoshi Line Kyōbashi, Amagasaki, Takarazuka
Nara
Nara Line Uji, Kyoto
2
Yamatoji line Kamo
3 Nara Line Nara
Yamatoji line Nara, Oji, Tennouji, Osaka
4

Passenger statisticsEdit

According to the Kyoto Prefecture statistical report, the average number of passengers per day is as follows.[citation needed]

Year Passengers
1999 3,197
2000 3,115
2001 3,090
2002 3,104
2003 3,082
2004 3,071
2005 3,096
2006 3,118
2007 3,211
2008 3,301
2009 3,241
2010 3,318
2011 3,342
2012 3,419
2013 3,556
2014 3,707
2015 4,123
2016 4,458

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Kizugawa City Hall
  • Yamashiro Public Hospital
  • Kizu Central Library
  • Kizugawa River
  • Kizu Police Station (Kyoto Prefecture)
  •   National Route 24 (  National Route 163)
  • Nara-Kyoto Prefectural Route 47
  • Kyoto Prefectural Road 323
  • Kyoto Prefectural Kizu High School

See alsoEdit

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