Nishi-Kyōgoku Station

Nishi-Kyōgoku Station (西京極駅, Nishi-Kyōgoku-eki) is a train station on the Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line located in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The station opened on November 1, 1928.[2]

Nishi-Kyōgoku Station

西京極駅
Nishikyogoku-station130727.JPG
Other namesNishikyogoku Athletic Park
(西京極総合運動公園前)
LocationUkyō, Kyoto, Kyoto
Japan
Operated byHankyu Corporation
Line(s)Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Other information
Station codeHK-82
History
Opened1928
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015[1])7.7 million

It is close to the Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium and other sports facilities.

LayoutEdit

The station has two side platforms serving a track each.

north side  Kyoto Line for Kawaramachi and Karasuma
south side  Kyoto Line for Osaka (Umeda, Tengachaya), Kita-Senri, Kobe, and Takarazuka

UsageEdit

In fiscal 2015 (April 2015 to March 2016), about 7,699,000 passengers used this station annually. For historical data, see the table below.[3][1]

Year Number (in thousands)
Boarding Total
2001 3,227
2002 3,118
2003 3,091
2004 3,024
2005 3,143
2006 3,140
2007 3,298 6,440
2008 3,445 6,454
2009 3,192 6,470
2010 3,199 6,399
2011 3,192 6,407
2012 3,273 7,233
2015 3,876 7,699

Stations next to Nishi-KyōgokuEdit

« Service »
Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line
Katsura   Local   Saiin
Katsura   Semi-Express   Saiin
Rapid Service: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Commutation Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express "Kyo-Train", "Ogura": Does not stop at this station

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 第8章 都市施設 [Chapter 8: Urban facilities]. 京都市統計書 [Statistics of Kyoto City] (in Japanese). City of Kyoto. 2017.
  2. ^ Hankyu Corporation (April 2001). 阪急ステーション [Hankyu Stations] (in Japanese). Osaka: Hankyu Corporation. p. 109. ISBN 4-89485-051-6.
  3. ^ "Statistics of Kyoto Prefecture". Archived from the original on 2015-07-12. Retrieved 2014-08-30.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 34°59′32.58″N 135°43′5.94″E / 34.9923833°N 135.7183167°E / 34.9923833; 135.7183167