Yoshidaguchi Station

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For stations with similar names, see Yoshida Station (disambiguation).
Yoshidaguchi Station
吉田口駅
吉田口駅駅舎.JPG
Entrance to Yoshidaguchi Station.
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Akitakata
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Yoshidaguchi Station (吉田口駅 Yoshidaguchi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Shimokobara, Kōta-chō, Akitakata, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The station name is derived from being the "entrance" to the former Yoshida-chō.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Yoshidaguchi Station opens
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Yoshidaguchi Station becomes a JR West station
  • November 1992: The current station building was completed

Station building and platforms[edit]

Yoshidaguchi Station features one raised, island-style platform, capable of handling two lines simultaneously. The station is a multi-purpose meeting building named "Pratt House."

Environs[edit]

  • Yoshida Post Office
  • Yoshida Kōri Mountain Castle Ruins, a historical monument, former castle of the daimyō Mōri Motonari
  • Akitakata Municipal Kōta Elementary School
  • Akitakata Municipal Yoshida Elementary School
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Yoshida High School
  • Yoshida Police Station
  • Akitakata Municipal Offices

Highway access[edit]

  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 212 (Yoshidaguchi Teishajō Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Kōtachi StationYoshidaguchi StationMukaihara Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°39′51″N 132°44′45″E / 34.6642°N 132.7458°E / 34.6642; 132.7458