Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station (栗林公園北口駅, Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi-eki) is a railway station on the Kōtoku Line in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Shikoku and has the station number "T26".
Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station in 2015
|Location||10 Nakanochō, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa-ken 760-0008|
|Operated by||JR Shikoku|
|Line(s)||■ Kōtoku Line|
|Distance||3.2 km from Takamatsu|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Parking||Under elevated structure|
|Bicycle facilities||Under elevated structure|
|Disabled access||No - steps lead up to platform|
|Opened||1 November 1986|
The station consists of a side platform serving a single elevated track. There is no station building and the station is unstaffed but a shelter is provided on the platform for waiting passengers and automatic ticket vending machines are installed. A ramp leads up to the platform from the access road. Parking for cars and bicycles is available under the elevated structure.
A view of the station entrance and elevated structure. The red torii is not the entrance but leads to a Shinto shrine. The station entrance is to the right of it.
Japanese National Railways (JNR) opened Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi on 1 November 1986 as a temporary stop on the existing Kōtoku Line. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, JR Shikoku assumed control and the stop was upgraded to a full station.
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