Kusatsu Station (Shiga)

Kusatsu Station (草津駅, Kusatsu-eki) is a railway station in the city of Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Kusatsu Station

草津駅
JR Kusatsu Station West Side.jpg
Kusatsu Station west entrance in October 2007
Location1-1-16 Shibukawa, Kusatsu-shi, Shiga-ken
Japan
Coordinates35°01′20″N 135°57′42″E / 35.022351°N 135.961733°E / 35.022351; 135.961733Coordinates: 35°01′20″N 135°57′42″E / 35.022351°N 135.961733°E / 35.022351; 135.961733
Operated byJR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)
Platforms3 island platforms
Tracks8
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 July 1889 (1889-07-01)
Location
Kusatsu Station is located in Japan
Kusatsu Station
Kusatsu Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Kusatsu Station is served by the Tokaido Line (Biwako Line) and the Kusatsu Line.

Station layoutEdit

 
Kusatsu Station east entrance in October 2007

The station has three island platforms serving two tracks each and two tracks without platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Kusatsu Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
2  Kusatsu Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge
 Biwako Line from the Kusatsu Line for Kyoto and Osaka
3  Biwako Line for Kyoto and Osaka
limited express Biwako Express, Hida for Kyoto and Osaka
Kansai Airport limited express Haruka for Kansai Airport
4  Biwako Line for Kyoto and Osaka
5  Biwako Line for Maibara and Nagahama
6  Biwako Line for Maibara and Nagahama
limited express Haruka, Biwako Express for Maibara
limited express Hida for Takayama
 Kusatsu Line from Biwako Line for Kibukawa and Tsuge

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tokaido Line (Biwako Line)
Maibara   Limited Express Hida   Kyoto
Moriyama   Limited Express Haruka   Ishiyama
Moriyama   Special Rapid   Minami-Kusatsu
Rittō   Local   Minami-Kusatsu
Kusatsu Line
Tehara   Local   Through to Biwako Line

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 July 1889. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.

Surrounding areaEdit

EastEdit

WestEdit

  • Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit