Mukaihara Station

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For stations with similar names, see Mukaihara Station (disambiguation).
Mukaihara Station
向原駅
Mukaihara Station Hiroshima Platform.jpg
Mukaihara Station Platform
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Akitakata
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Mukaihara Station (向原駅 Mukaihara-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Saka, Mukaihara-chō, Akitakata, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Mukaihara Station opens
  • March 1986: The current station building was completed
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Mukaihara Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Mukaihara Station features one raised, island-style platform, capable of handling two lines simultaneously. The station building includes a supermarket as well as a promotional center for local industries. Mukaihara is run by the Chūgoku Transportation Public Corporation, and features a Green Window.

Environs[edit]

  • Mukaihara Library
  • Mukaihara Post Office
  • Akitakata Municipal Offices, Mukaihara Branch
  • Akitakata Municipal Mukaihara Elementary School
  • Akitakata Municipal Mukaihara Junior High School
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Mukaihara High School
  • Misasa River
  • Takadakeyama
  • Hirauneyama

Highway access[edit]

  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 29 (Yoshida-Toyosaka Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Miyoshi Express
Kōtachi StationMukaihara StationShiwaguchi Station
Miyoshi Liner
Kōtachi Station — Mukaihara StationKaruga Station
Commuter Liner/Local
Yoshidaguchi StationMukaihara StationIbaraichi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°36′54.6″N 132°43′12.1″E / 34.615167°N 132.720028°E / 34.615167; 132.720028