Nagasaki Station (Nagasaki)

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Nagasaki Station
長崎駅
Nagasaki Station Nagasaki Japan01n.jpg
Station forecourt, December 2011
Location
Prefecture Nagasaki
(See other stations in Nagasaki)
City Nagasaki
Neighborhood etc. Onoue-machi
(in Japanese) 長崎県長崎市尾上町
History
Year opened 1905
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Kyushu
Line(s) Nagasaki Main Line

Nagasaki Station (長崎駅 Nagasaki-eki?) is a railway station in Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). It forms the terminus of the Nagasaki Main Line.

The station is connected by the Kamome limited express to Hakata and by the Seaside Liner rapid service to Sasebo. In front of the station is a tram stop of Nagasaki Electric Tramway.

The station opened on April 5, 1905 when the railway was extended from former Nagasaki Station to the present station. The former station opened in 1897 was renamed Urakami Station.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

The station has three platforms serving five tracks.

Platforms[edit]

0-4 Nagasaki Main Line for Isahaya, Ōmura, Huis Ten Bosch, Haiki, and Sasebo
Nagasaki Main Line for Kikitsu, Isahaya, Hizen-Yamaguchi, Saga, and Tosu
Kamome limited express for Saga and Hakata

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nagasaki Main Line
Urakami Kamome Terminus
Urakami Rapid Terminus
Urakami Local Terminus

History[edit]

  • April 5, 1905 - Opened by Kyushu Railway.
  • July 1, 1907 - Railways nationalize and the station becomes part of Japanese Government Railways.
  • October 12, 1909 - Japanese National Railways renames the line the Nagasaki Main Line (長崎本線).
  • August 9, 1945 - Damaged by the atomic bombing.
  • June 1969 - Elevated station is completed.
  • June 6, 1976 - The track between Tosu and Nagasaki becomes electrified.
  • April 1, 1987 - Railways privatize and the station is inherited by JR Kyushu.

Surrounding area[edit]

Nagasaki-Ekimae tram stop

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°45′10″N 129°52′14″E / 32.752832°N 129.8705°E / 32.752832; 129.8705