Shiwachi Station

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Shiwachi Station
志和地駅
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Miyoshi
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Shiwachi Station (志和地駅 Shiwachi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Shimo Shiwachi-chō, Miyoshi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. This station should not be confused with other stations of similar-sounding name on the Geibi Line: Shimowachi, Shiomachi, and Shiwaguchi.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Shiwachi Station opens
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Shiwachi Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Shiwachi Station features one raised, island-style platform, capable of handling two lines simultaneously. The station building is an old wooden building with a tile roof. Tickets can be purchased at a shop in front of the station.

Environs[edit]

  • Kawachi Post Office
  • Miyoshi Municipal Aogawa Elementary
  • Miyoshi Municipal Awaya Nishi Elementary
  • Gōno River
  • Gōno River Parking Area (Chūgoku Expressway, no access)

Highway access[edit]

  • Japan National Route 54
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 63 (Miyoshi-Miwa Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 227 (Shiwachi Teishajō Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Nishi Miyoshi StationShiwachi StationKamikawatachi Station

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°44′25″N 132°48′14″E / 34.7404°N 132.8039°E / 34.7404; 132.8039