Kiyone Station

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Kiyone Station
清音駅
Kiyone sta.jpg
Kiyone Station, December 2009
Location
Prefecture Okayama
(See other stations in Okayama)
City Sōja
District Tsukubo
Coordinates 34°38′37″N 133°44′00″E / 34.6436°N 133.7333°E / 34.6436; 133.7333Coordinates: 34°38′37″N 133°44′00″E / 34.6436°N 133.7333°E / 34.6436; 133.7333
History
Year opened 1925
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company
Ibara Railway
Line(s) Hakubi
Ibara Line

Kiyone Station (清音駅 Kiyone-eki?) is a train station located in the district of Tsukubo, city of Sōja, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

The station is located in the former village of Kiyone, a village which was merged with the expanded city of Sōja in March 2005.

Lines[edit]

History[edit]

  • April 1987: Japanese National Railways is privatized, and Kiyone Station becomes a JR West station
  • January 1999: Ibara Railway's Ibara Line opens with service connecting Sōja, Kiyone, and Kannabe Stations
  • Spring 2007: Automatic ticket gates will be installed and begin being used
  • Summer 2007: The ICOCA card is scheduled to be accepted

Station building and platforms[edit]

Kiyone Station two platform capable of handling five lines simultaneously. Each platform has an upper (上り) and lower end (下り) of the platform.

Kiyone Station looking toward Bitchū-Takahashi Station, July 2006.
1 Hakubi Line (upper) to KurashikiOkayama
2 Hakubi Line (lower) to Bitchū-TakahashiNiimiYonago
3 Ibara Railway Ibara Line (upper) to IbaraKannabe

Environs[edit]

The Takahashi River flows near Kiyone Station.

Highway access[edit]

  • Japan National Route 486
  • Okayama Prefectural Route 24 (Kurashiki-Kiyone Route)
  • Okayama Prefectural Route 189 (Kiyone Teishajō Route)
  • Okayama Prefectural Route 270 (Kiyone-Makane Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

JR West Hakubi Line
Kurashiki StationKiyone StationSōja Station
Ibara Railways Ibara Line
Sōja Station — Kiyone StationKawabejuku Station

See also[edit]

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