Fukui Station (Fukui)
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|JR Fukui Station building|
(See other stations in Fukui)
|Neighborhood etc.||1-1-1 Chūō|
|Line(s)||Hokuriku Main Line, Etsumi-Hoku Line
Katsuyama Eiheiji Line, Mikuni Awara Line
|Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station|
JR Fukui Station
- 15 July 1896: Japanese Government Railways (JGR, later JNR) Fukui Station opens. At the time, the station was the line's terminus.
- 12 October 1909: The line renamed Hokuriku Main Line.
- January 1952: JNR opens new station building with financial support from the local government.
- 1 April 1987: With the privatization of JNR, Fukui Station becomes part of West Japan Railway Company (JR West).
- 18 July 2004: Because of heavy rain and flooding around Fukui Station, service on the Etsumi-Hoku Line temporarily stopped.
- 18 April 2005: The new station building and the PRISM FUKUI shopping mall open.
Echizen Railway Fukui Station
- 21 September 1929: Kyoto Dentō Echizen Electric Railway Line Fukui Station opens.
- 2 March 1942: Station becomes part of the Keifuku Electric Railroad Company; line renamed Echizen Main Line.
- 25 June 2001: Service halted due to a train collision on 24 June 2001.
- 2 February 2003: Station becomes part of the Echizen Railway Company.
- 20 July 2003: Train service restored.
Fukui Station is served by the following railway companies and lines:
- JR West
- Echizen Railway
|1||■ Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express Raichō, Thunderbird||for Kanazawa, Toyama, Wakuraonsen|
|■ Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express Shirasagi||for Awaraonsen, Kanazawa, Toyama, Wakuraonsen|
|■ Hokuriku Main Line Sleeper Limited Express Nihonkai, Twilight Express||for Aomori, Sapporo|
|■ Hokuriku Main Line Local trains||for Awaraonsen, Kanazawa, Toyama|
|2||■ Etsumi-Hoku Line (Kuzuryū Line)||for Echizen-Ōno, Kuzuryūko|
|3||■ Hokuriku Main Line Local trains||for Awaraonsen, Kanazawa, Toyama|
|4||■ Hokuriku Main Line Special Rapid Service / Local trains||for Takefu, Tsuruga|
|5||■ Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express Raichō, Thunderbird||for Osaka|
|■ Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express Shirasagi||for Maibara, Nagoya|
|■ Hokuriku Main Line Sleeper Limited Express Nihonkai, Twilight Express||for Osaka|
The Echizen Railway has two tracks serving one island platform located in a separate building east of JR Fukui Station.
|1||■ Mikuni Awara Line||for Nishi-Nagata, Mikuni-Minato|
|2||■ Katsuyama Eiheiji Line||for Eiheijiguchi, Katsuyama|
- Fukui Railway Fukui-Ekimae station
- Former site of Fukui Castle, now home to the Fukui Prefectural Government Building and Fukui Prefectural Police Department Headquarters
- Fukui City Hall
- NHK Fukui Broadcasting Station
- Fukui Broadcasting Hall
- Fukui International Activities Plaza
- Fukui District Court
- Fukui District Prosecutor's Office
- Fukui Tax Office
- Fukui Chamber of Commerce
- Asuwayama Park
- Echizen Railway Fukui Station
- AOSSA building, home to the Fukui Prefectural Civic Hall and Fukui Municipal Sakuragi Library
- Wel City Fukui (Fukui Employee's Pension Hall)
- Fukui Prefectural Koshi High School
- Fukui Municipal Baseball Stadium
- Fukui Local Meteorological Observatory
|Echizen-Hanando||JR Hokuriku Main Line||Morita|
|Echizen-Hanando||JR Etsumihoku Line (Kuzuryū Line)||Terminus|
|Terminus||Echizen Railway Mikuni-Awara Line||Shin-Fukui|
|Terminus||Echizen Railway Katsuyama-Eiheiji Line||Shin-Fukui|
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