Sendai Station (Kagoshima)

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Sendai Station
川内駅
Sendai Starion in Kagoshima.jpg
Sendai Station West Entrance
Location
Prefecture Kagoshima
(See other stations in Kagoshima)
City Satsumasendai
Neighborhood etc. 1-1 Torioi-chō
(in Japanese) 鹿児島県薩摩川内市鳥追町1-1
History
Year opened 1914
Former name Sendai-machi Station
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Kyushu
Hisatsu Orange Railway
Line(s) Kyushu Shinkansen
Kagoshima Main Line
Hisatsu Orange Railway Line

Sendai Station (川内駅 Sendai-eki?) is a railway station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima, Japan. Operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) and Hisatsu Orange Railway.

Lines[edit]

Sendai Station is served by the Kyushu Shinkansen and Kagoshima Main Line, and also the Hisatsu Orange Railway Line.

Platforms[edit]

1/2 Kagoshima Main Line for Kushikino and Kagoshima-Chūō
3 Hisatsu Orange Railway Line for Izumi
4 Hisatsu Orange Railway Line for Izumi
to the JR Kyushu Kagoshima Line for Kumanojo and Kagoshima-Chūō
11 Kyushu Shinkansen for Hakata and Shin-Ōsaka
12 Kyushu Shinkansen for Kagoshima-Chūō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kyushu Shinkansen
Izumi or Kumamoto Sakura / Tsubame Kagoshima-Chūō
Kagoshima Main Line
Terminus Local and Sendai Express Kumanojō
Kami-Sendai
(Hisatsu Orange Railway)
Ocean Liner Satsuma Kushikino
Hisatsu Orange Railway Line
Kami-Sendai Local Terminus

History[edit]

Sendai Station in 1974[1]
  • June 1, 1914 - The station opened as Sendai-machi Station (川内町駅?) on the Sendai Line.[2]
  • 1922 - Track from Sendai-Machi Station to Nishikata Station opens.
  • October 20, 1924 - Track from Sendai Station to Hiwaki Station is opened for as Miyanojo Line.
  • October 1, 1940 - Sendai-machi Station was renamed Sendai Station.[2]
  • January 10, 1987 - Miyanojo line is abolished (From Sendai Station to Satsuma-Ōkuchi Station).
  • Marchi 13, 2004 - Kyushu Shinkansen services began.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Satsumasendai City Hall
  • Sendai Post Office

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Land Image Information (Color Aerial Photographs), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  2. ^ a b 川内市史 下巻』 p.552 - Sendai City 1980

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°48′49″N 130°18′44″E / 31.813657°N 130.31225°E / 31.813657; 130.31225