(See other stations in Yamaguchi)
|Neighborhood etc.||8-1, Kami-Shimata 4-chōme|
|Line(s)||Sanyō Main Line|
|There is a bus stop near this station|
Shimata Station (島田駅 Shimata Eki?) is operated by JR West on the Sanyō Main Line in Hikari, Yamaguchi. The station is located in the rural northern part of the Shimata area in Hikari, on the north side of the city's territory.
- September 5, 1897: Station opens as part of the new Hiroshima-Tokuyama segment of the Sanyō Railway
- December 1, 1906: Station is transferred to Japanese Government Railways as a part of railway nationalization
- April 1, 1987: Station operation is taken over by JR West after privatization of Japanese National Railways
The station has three tracks, with two tracks devoted to passenger use. These two tracks lie on opposite sides of the station, each being served by a side platform. In between the two tracks there is a third track which connects to the other two, but is currently unused. The station building is located on the south side of the station, and there is a crossover connecting the two platforms.
|1||■Sanyō Main Line||Tokuyama ・ Hōfu ・ Shin-Yamaguchi|
|P||■Sanyō Main Line||Not currently in regular use|
|2||■Sanyō Main Line||Yanai ・ Iwakuni ・ Hiroshima|
|Sanyō Main Line|
- (Japanese) Shimata Station (JR West)
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