Ōmoto Station

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Ōmoto Station
大元駅
JRW-OmotoStation-WestGate.jpg
West side of the station, March 2006
Location Okayama, Okayama
Japan
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Uno Line
History
Opened June 12, 1910 (1910-06-12)
Previous names Shikada (until 1925)

Ōmoto Station (大元駅, Ōmoto-eki) is a train station in Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

History[edit]

Okayama Rinkō Railway train at Ōmoto Station, 1984

The station opened on June 12, 1910 as Shikada Station (鹿田駅, Shikada-eki). On March 6, 1925, the station was relocated and renamed Ōmoto Station.[1]

From August 1, 1951 to December 30, 1984, the station was also served by the Okayama Rinkō Railway.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uno Line
Okayama   Rapid Marine Liner   Bizen-Nishiichi
Okayama   Local   Bizen-Nishiichi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 258. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ Wakuda, Yasuo (1993). 私鉄史ハンドブック [Handbook of Private Railways History] (in Japanese). Tokyo: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. p. 155. ISBN 4-88548-065-5. 


Coordinates: 34°38′49″N 133°54′39″E / 34.64694°N 133.91083°E / 34.64694; 133.91083