Kagoshima-Chūō Station

Kagoshima-Chūō Station

Kagoshima-Chūō Station
鹿児島中央駅
Kagoshima-Chūō Station front, February 2010
Location
Prefecture Kagoshima
(See other stations in Kagoshima)
City Kagoshima
Neighborhood 1-1 Chūō-chō
Postal code 890-0053
Address in Japanese 鹿児島県鹿児島市中央町1-1
History
Opened 1913
Former names Take Station
Nishi-Kagoshima Station
Present name since 2004
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Kyushu
Kagoshima City Transportation Bureau
Line(s) Kyushu Shinkansen, Kagoshima Main Line, Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line
Bus Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station
Kagoshima-Chūō Ekimae tram stop

Kagoshima-Chūō Station (鹿児島中央駅 Kagoshima-Chūō-eki, lit: Kagoshima Central Station) is a major railway station in Kagoshima, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). It is the southern terminus of the Kyushu Shinkansen and is located on the Kagoshima Main Line and Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line. Before the Kyushu Shinkansen opened in 2004, the station was called Nishi-Kagoshima Station (lit: West Kagoshima Station).

Contents

  • Lines 1
    • Platforms 1.1
  • Limited express trains 2
  • Liner and Rapid trains 3
  • Adjacent stations 4
  • History 5
  • Surrounding area 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Lines

Kagoshima-Chūō Station is served by the following JR Kyushu lines.

The Kyushu Shinkansen tracks and platforms are perpendicular to the Kagoshima Main and Ibusuki-Makurazaki tracks and platforms.

Platforms

1  Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line for Goino, Ibusuki, and Yamakawa


 Nippō Main Line for Kagoshima, Hayato, and Miyazaki
 Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line for Goino, Ibusuki, and Yamakawa
5/6  Kagoshima Main Line for Ijūin, Kushikino, and Sendai
 Nippō Main Line for Kagoshima, Hayato, and Miyazaki
11-14  Kyushu Shinkansen for Kumamoto, Hakata, and Shin-Osaka

Limited express trains

Liner and Rapid trains

  • Nanohana - Ibusuki Makurazaki Line
  • Ocean Liner Satsuma - Kagoshima Main Line

Adjacent stations

|- !colspan=5 style="background:red;"|Kyushu Shinkansen

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Kumamoto

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Mizuho

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Sendai

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Tsubame
Sakura

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus |- !colspan=5 style="background:red;"|Kagoshima Main Line

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Limited express Hayato no Kaze
Limited express Kirishima

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Kagoshima

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Ijūin

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Limited express Sendai Express

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Ijūin

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Rapid Ocean Liner Satsuma

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: normal" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Hiroki

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Local

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Kagoshima |- !colspan=5 style="background:red;"|Ibusuki Makurazaki Line

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Limited express Ibusuki no Tamatebako

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Kiire

|- style="text-align:center; font-size: 90%" | colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Terminus

| style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"|Local
Rapid Nanohana

| colspan=2 style="border-top:dashed 1px gray;"| Kōrimoto |}

History

  • October 11, 1913 - Opened as Take Station (武駅 Take-eki) on the Sendai Line.[1][2]
  • December 17, 1915 - Opened as Take Ekimae tram stop (武駅前停留所) by Kagoshima Tram.[3]
  • October 17, 1927 - Take Station changed its name to Nishi-Kagoshima Station (西鹿児島駅)[1]
  • August 7, 1928 - Take Ekimae tram stop was renamed Nishi-Kagoshima Ekimae tram stop (西鹿児島駅前停留所).[3]

On March 13, 2004, Nishi-Kagoshima Station was renamed Kagoshima-Chūō Station (鹿児島中央駅),[1] and Kyushu Shinkansen services began between Shin-Yatsushiro and Kagoshima-Chūō. Nishi-Kagoshima Ekimae tram stop was renamed Kagoshima-Chuo Ekimae tram stop (鹿児島中央駅前停留所).[3]

Surrounding area

References


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return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

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-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


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function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

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  1. ^ a b c 『日本鉄道旅行地図帳 12 九州』 p.51 Shinchosha
  2. ^ JR九州新幹線、鹿児島線、指宿枕崎線、鹿児島中央駅(九州の駅ゆったり紀行) - Nishinihon Shinbun
  3. ^ a b c 『日本鉄道旅行地図帳 12 九州』 p.52 Shinchosha

External links

  • JR Kyushu timetable for Kagoshima-Chūō Station (Japanese)