Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni Station

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Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni Station
清流新岩国駅
Mishō sta 201205-1.JPG
The station in May 2012 before renaming
Location
Prefecture Yamaguchi
(See other stations in Yamaguchi)
City Iwakuni
Neighborhood etc. 1 Mishō
Coordinates 34°09′44″N 132°08′52″E / 34.162349°N 132.14768°E / 34.162349; 132.14768Coordinates: 34°09′44″N 132°08′52″E / 34.162349°N 132.14768°E / 34.162349; 132.14768
Postal code 740-0724
(in Japanese) 山口県岩国市御庄一丁目
History
Year opened 1960
Former name Mishō Station
Present name since 2013
Rail services
Operator(s) Nishikigawa Railway
Line(s) Nishikigawa Seiryū Line
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni Station (清流新岩国駅 Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni-eki?) is a railway station in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nishikigawa Railway.

Lines[edit]

Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni Station is served by the Nishikigawa Railway Nishikigawa Seiryū Line, and is linked by a walkway to Shin-Iwakuni Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen approximately 300 m from this station.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nishikigawa Seiryū Line
Kawanishi   -   Shuuchi-Kasagami

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 November 1960, named Mishō Station (御庄駅?).[2] It was renamed Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni Station from 16 March 2013 to emphasize the connection with the nearby shinkansen station.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "山口県の錦川鉄道御庄駅が「清流新岩国」に - 新幹線への連絡駅をアピール" [Misho Station on Nishikigawa Railway in Yamaguchi Prefecture renamed "Seiryū-Shin-Iwakuni" to promote interchange with shinkansen]. Nynavi News (in Japanese). Japan: Mynavi Corporation. 30 January 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 299. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.