Ibaraichi Station

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Ibaraichi Station
井原市駅
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Akitakata
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Ibaraichi Station (井原市駅 Ibaraichi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Ibara, Shiraki-chō, Asakita-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. This is the final of fifteen Geibi Line station within the boundaries of the city of Hiroshima.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Ibaraichi Station opens
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Ibaraichi Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Ibaraichi Station features one raised, station-side platform, capable of handling one line. Due to previously handling large amounts of freight traffice, the train yard is very large. The station building is an unusual shape due to countless renovations and additions since being opened. It is an older-style wooden building with a tile roof. Ibaraichi Station is currently an unmanned station.

Environs[edit]

  • Ibara Post Office
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Ibara Elementary School
  • JA Rice Center
  • Misasa River
  • Arataniyama

Highway access[edit]

  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 68 (Ōbayashi-Ibara Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 226 (Ibaraichi Teishajō Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Commuter Liner/Local
Mukaihara StationIbaraichi StationShiwaguchi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°35′7″N 132°40′32″E / 34.58528°N 132.67556°E / 34.58528; 132.67556