Kamifukawa Station

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Kamifukawa Station
上深川駅
Kamifukawa Station building.jpg
Kamifukawa Station building (May 15, 2005).
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Hiroshima
Ward Asakita
History
Year opened 1929
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Kamifukawa Station (上深川駅 Kami-Fukawa-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Karuga-chō, Asakita-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The 124m Dakiiwa Tunnel is located on the Miyoshi side of the station.

History[edit]

  • 1929-03-20: Kamifukawa Station opens
  • 1941-08-10: Kamifukawa Station ceases operation
  • 1948-08-10: Kamifukawa Station begins operation once again
  • 1987-04-01: Japanese National Railways is privatized, and Kamifukawa Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Kamifukawa Station features one station-side platform capable of handling one line. Trains bound for Shiwaguchi and Miyoshi are handled on the upper end (上り) of the platform, and tains bound for Hiroshima are handled on the lower end (下り). The station building, as with the building at Nakafukawa Station, is used as convenient meeting place for the residents of the surrounding area. The station is unmanned but features an automated ticket vending machine.

Environs[edit]

  • Hiroshima Municipal Kariogawa Elementary School
  • Hiroshima Municipal Fukunoki Elementary School
  • Hiroshima Municipal Fukunoki Junior High School
  • Hiroshima Municipal Shinrin Park
  • Kōyō Driving School (高陽自動車学校)
  • Nakayama
  • Shiimurayama
  • Nabetsuchi Pass
  • Misasa River

Highway access[edit]

  • Chūgoku Expressway Hiroshima Higashi Interchange
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 70 (Hiroshima-Nakashima Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Miyoshi Express
No stop
Commuter Liner
No stop
Miyoshi Liner/Local
Karuga StationKamifukawa StationNakafukawa Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°28′33.4″N 132°33′44.6″E / 34.475944°N 132.562389°E / 34.475944; 132.562389