Kamikawatachi Station

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Kamikawatachi Station
上川立駅
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Miyoshi
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Former name Kawatachi Station
Present name since 1937
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Kamikawatachi Station (上川立駅 Kami-Kawatachi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Kamikawatachi-chō, Miyoshi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Kawatachi Station opens
  • 1937-07-01: The station name is changed to Kamikawatachi Station
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Kamikawatachi Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Kamikawatachi Station features one raised, station-side platform, capable of handling one line. The station was formerly a switching station, and some of the old facilities can still be seen there. The station building is operated as part of an agricultural cooperative building which includes a supermarket.

Environs[edit]

  • Kawatachi Branch Post Office
  • Miyoshi Municipal Kawachi Junior High School
  • Gōno River

Highway access[edit]

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Shiwachi StationKamikawatachi StationKōtachi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°43′31″N 132°47′06″E / 34.7253°N 132.7849°E / 34.7253; 132.7849