Kusanagi Station (JR Central)

Kusanagi Station (草薙駅, Kusanagi eki) is a train station in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai).

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Kusanagi Station

草薙駅
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Kusanagi Station, March 2017
LocationKusanagi, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Japan
Coordinates35°00′10″N 138°26′31″E / 35.002819°N 138.441875°E / 35.002819; 138.441875Coordinates: 35°00′10″N 138°26′31″E / 35.002819°N 138.441875°E / 35.002819; 138.441875
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)JR Central Tokaido Line.svg Tokaido Main Line
Distance174.2 kilometers from Tokyo
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeCA15
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedApril 3, 1926
Passengers
FY20179,191 daily
Location
Kusanagi Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Kusanagi Station
Kusanagi Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Kusanagi Station is located in Japan
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Kusanagi Station (Japan)
Wicket gates

LinesEdit

Kusanagi Station is served by the Tōkaidō Main Line, and is located 174.2 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two opposing side platforms serving Track 1 and Track 2, with headshunts, allowing for tracks for express trains to pass in between, and a footbridge connecting the platforms. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōkaidō Main Line For ShizuokaShimadaKakegawaHamamatsu
2  Tōkaidō Main Line For ShimizuFujiNumazuMishimaAtami

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Fujikawa: Does not stop at this station
Sleeper Limited Express Sunrise Izumo: Does not stop at this station
Sleeper Limited Express Sunrise Seto: Does not stop at this station
Shimizu   Local   Higashi-Shizuoka

Station historyEdit

A signal box was established on the site of the present Kusanagi Station on April 10, 1911. Kusanagi Station was opened on April 3, 1926. From 1930, the station had both passenger and freight operations; however, freight operations were discontinued from 1967. The current elevated station building dates from 2016.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 9,191 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

Kusanagi Station serves the University of Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art and Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library. The Shizuoka-Shimizu local railway line's via Kusanagi Station is a three-minute walk away.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017(平成29年)) (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)

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