Okayama Station

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Okayama Station
岡山駅
Okayama Station 2008.2.10.JPG
Okayama Station, February 2008
Location
Prefecture Okayama
(See other stations in Okayama)
City Okayama
Ward Kita
Coordinates 34°39′59″N 133°55′07″E / 34.66639°N 133.91861°E / 34.66639; 133.91861Coordinates: 34°39′59″N 133°55′07″E / 34.66639°N 133.91861°E / 34.66639; 133.91861
History
Year opened 1891
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Sanyō Main Line
Sanyō Shinkansen
Uno Line
Kibi Line

Okayama Station (岡山駅 Okayama-eki?) is a railway station located in the ward of Kita-ku, city of Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The station is operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Okayama Station is one of major intersections of railways in the Chūgoku region. All trains connecting Honshū and Shikoku via the Great Seto Bridge originate and terminate here.

History[edit]

The station opened on March 18, 1891. Between 1972 and 1975, the station was the western terminus of the Sanyō Shinkansen.

Lines[edit]

The station serves the following railway lines of JR West:

In addition to the JR lines, in front of the station is a tram stop of the Okayama Electric Tramway named Okayama-Ekimae Station.

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