Hiraka Station

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Hiraka Station
平賀駅
Hiraka station01.JPG
Station building
Location
Prefecture Aomori
(See other stations in Aomori)
City Hirakawa
Neighborhood etc. Motomachi Kitayanagida 23-5
Postal code 036 - 0103
(in Japanese) 青森県 平川市本町北柳田23-5
History
Year opened 1927
Rail services
Operator(s) Kōnan Railway
Line(s) Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line

Hiraka Station (平賀駅 Hiraka-eki ?) is a railway station on the Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line located in the city of Hirakawa, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. It is 7.5 kilometers from the southern terminus of the line at Hirosaki Station.

History[edit]

Hiraka Station was opened on September 7, 1927. Freight operations were discontinued in 1984. Wicket gate operation was turned over to a separate company (kan'i itaku) in October 1985. A new station building was completed in December 1986. On June 12, 2007, an accident occurred at Hiraka Station when a Kuroishi-bound train derailed. The station has been unattended since April 2006.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Hiraka Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The station building also serves as the operational headquarters for the Kōnan Line. Platform 2 has not been in operation since October 2007.

Platforms[edit]

1 Kōnan Line for Hirosaki
for Kuroishi
2 Kōnan Line for Kuroishi (rapid) (operations suspended)

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Hirakawa city office
  • Hiraka Post office (delivery and collection office)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tachita   Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line   Hakunōkōkōmae

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°35′05.91″N 140°33′39.80″E / 40.5849750°N 140.5610556°E / 40.5849750; 140.5610556