Makurazaki Station

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Makurazaki Station
枕崎駅
JRKyushu Makurazaki Station01.jpg
Location
Prefecture Kagoshima
(See other stations in Kagoshima)
City Makurazaki
Neighborhood etc. Higashi-Honmachi
Coordinates 31°16′19.64″N 130°17′58.14″E / 31.2721222°N 130.2994833°E / 31.2721222; 130.2994833Coordinates: 31°16′19.64″N 130°17′58.14″E / 31.2721222°N 130.2994833°E / 31.2721222; 130.2994833
(in Japanese) 鹿児島県枕崎市東本町
History
Year opened 1931
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Kyushu
Line(s) Ibusuki Makurazaki Line

Makurazaki Station (枕崎駅 Makurazaki-eki?) is a railway station located in Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan. The station opened in 1931.

Line[edit]

Layout[edit]

  Ibusuki Makurazaki Line for Kagoshima-Chūō and Ibusuki

History[edit]

The station opened on March 10, 1931 when private Nansatsu Railway opened the line between Kaseda and Makurazaki. The station began to serve two lines when the Ibusuki Makurazaki Line of Japanese National Railways extended from Nishi-Ei to Makurazaki on October 31, 1963.[1]

The operation of Nansatsu Line was suspended on June 21, 1983 due to a flood. The line was abandoned and officially closed on March 18, 1984. Only the Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line has served the station since then.[1]

On May 1, 2006, the station was moved approximately 100 meters towards Kagoshima. The new station has single platform and no station building.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ibusuki Makurazaki Line
Satsuma-Itashiki - Terminus

Nearby places[edit]

  • Taiyo Market Store
  • Makurazaki Port
  • Makurazaki City Hall
  • Makurazaki-Nagisa HotSpa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c City of Makurazaki. 枕崎市 :: 観光・文化 :: 観光 :: 観光スポット(4/4) (in Japanese). Retrieved July 8, 2010.