Fukuyama Station

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Fukuyama Station
福山駅
Fukuyama st10s3200.jpg
South side of the station
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Fukuyama
History
Year opened 1891
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Sanyo Shinkansen
Sanyo Main Line
Fukuen Line

Fukuyama Station (福山駅 Fukuyama-eki?) is a railway station in Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Lines[edit]

Fukuyama Station is served by the following JR West lines.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sanyo Shinkansen
Mizuho: no stop
Okayama   Nozomi[Note 1]   Hiroshima
Okayama   Hikari   Hiroshima
Okayama   Sakura   Hiroshima
Shin-Kurashiki   Kodama   Shin-Onomichi
Sanyo Main Line
Kasaoka   Rapid Sun Liner   Terminus
Higashi-Fukuyama   Local   Bingo-Akasaka
Fukuen Line
Terminus - Bingo-Honjō
  1. ^ Most Nozomi services do not stop at Fukuyama, but one service per hour stops here during the daytime.

History[edit]

Fukuyama Castle seen from the station platform

Fukuyama Station opened on 11 September 1891.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station was built next to the main courtyard of Fukuyama Castle. The main tower of the castle is within sight of the platforms.

Other points of note in the vicinity of the station include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 62. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°29′20″N 133°21′40″E / 34.489°N 133.361°E / 34.489; 133.361