Asahikawa Station

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Asahikawa Station
旭川駅
Asahikawa Station Birdview.jpg
Asahikawa Station before rebuilding, August 2006
Location
Prefecture Hokkaido
(See other stations in Hokkaido)
City Asahikawa
Neighborhood 8-chōme Miyashitadōri
Address in Japanese 宮下通8丁目
History
Opened 1898
Rail services
Station number(s) A28
Operator(s) JR Hokkaido

Asahikawa Station (旭川駅 Asahikawa-eki?) is a railway station in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido).

Asahikawa Station is the central train station for the city of Asahikawa, which is the second largest city in Hokkaido by population after Sapporo.

Lines[edit]

The station is the terminus for a number of JR Hokkaido lines in Hokkaido.

Adjacent stations[edit]

789 and 785 series EMUs at Asahikawa Station on Super Kamui services, October 2011
Front of the station
« Service »
Hakodate Main Line
Chikabumi Local Terminus
Fukagawa Limited Express
Super Kamui
Terminus
Fukagawa Limited Express
Super Sōya / Sarobetsu
(Wassamu)
Fukagawa Limited Express
Okhotsk
(Kamikawa)
Sōya Main Line
(Fukagawa) Limited Express
Super Sōya / Sarobetsu
Wassamu
Terminus Rapid service
Nayoro
Nagayama
Asahikawa-Yojō
Terminus Local Asahikawa-Yojō
Sekihoku Main Line
Terminus Local Asahikawa-Yojō
(Fukagawa) Limited Express
Okhotsk
Kamikawa
Terminus Limited Rapid Express
Kitami
Tōma
Furano Line
Kaguraoka Local Terminus

History[edit]

Asahikawa Station opened in 1898.

The first phase of a new elevated station building opened on 10 October 2010. The entire station complex is scheduled to be completed by autumn 2011[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 旭川駅が高架開業 [Asahikawa elevated station building opens]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 12 October 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 142°21′32″E / 43.763005°N 142.358995°E / 43.763005; 142.358995