Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station

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".[1][2]

Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station

栗林公園北口駅
Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station 201507.JPG
Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station in 2015
Location10 Nakanochō, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa-ken 760-0008
Japan
Coordinates34°20′03″N 134°02′30″E / 34.3343°N 134.0417°E / 34.3343; 134.0417Coordinates: 34°20′03″N 134°02′30″E / 34.3343°N 134.0417°E / 34.3343; 134.0417
Operated byJR logo (shikoku).svg JR Shikoku
Line(s) Kōtoku Line
Distance3.2 km from Takamatsu
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeElevated
ParkingUnder elevated structure
Bicycle facilitiesUnder elevated structure
Disabled accessNo - steps lead up to platform
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Station codeT27
History
Opened1 November 1986 (1986-11-01)
Location
Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station is located in Japan
Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station
Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

The station is served by the JR Shikoku Kōtoku Line and is located 3.2 km from the beginning of the line at Takamatsu.[3] Only local services stop at the station.[4]

LayoutEdit

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.[2][5][3]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Kōtoku Line
Shōwachō Local Ritsurin

HistoryEdit

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.[6][7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shikoku Railway Route Map" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "栗林公園北口" [Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第1巻 四国東部エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 1 Eastern Shikoku] (in Japanese). Kodansha. p. 20, 66. ISBN 9784062951609.
  4. ^ "Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station Timetable" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  5. ^ "栗林公園北口駅" [Ritsurin-Kōen-Kitaguchi Station]. shikoku.org.uk. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  6. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 648. ISBN 4533029809.
  7. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 215–216. ISBN 4533029809.