Kamisugi Station (Hiroshima)

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Kamisugi Station
神杉駅
Kamisugi Station building.jpg
Kamisugi Station building.
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Miyoshi
History
Opened June 22, 1922
Former name Shiomachi Station
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Fukuen Line, Geibi Line

Kamisugi Station (神杉駅 Kamisugi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi and Fukuen Line station located in Takasugi-chō, Miyoshi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

  • 1922-06-07: Shiomachi Station opens
  • 1934-01-01: The station name is changed from Shiomachi Station to Kamisugi Station
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Shiomachi Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platform[edit]

Kamisugi Station features a one platform two line island, allowing two trains to be serviced at the same time. The station previously handled freight as well as passenger trains in its large yard. The station building is an older style with wooden shingles. Kamisugi Station is fully automated and unmanned.

Environs[edit]

  • Basen River
  • Miyoshi Municipal Kamisugi Elementary
  • Miyoshi Fudoki no Oka, Hiroshima Prefectural Rekishi Minzoku Shiryōkan

Highway access[edit]

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Shiomachi StationKamisugi StationYatsugi Station
Fukuen Line
Shiomachi Station — Kamisugi Station — Yatsugi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°46′51″N 132°54′11″E / 34.78083°N 132.90306°E / 34.78083; 132.90306