Afun Station

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Afun Station (阿分駅 Afun-eki?) was a railway station on the Rumoi Main Line in Mashike, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). The station closed on 4 December 2016.

Lines[edit]

Afun Station was served by the Rumoi Main Line. The station was unstaffed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Rumoi Main Line
Reuke Local Nobusha

History[edit]

On 10 August 2015, JR Hokkaido announced its plans to close the 16.7 km section of the line beyond Rumoi to Mashike in 2016.[1] In April 2016, it was officially announced that the section from Rumoi to Mashike would be closing in December 2016, with the last services operating on 4 December.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 留萌線(留萌~増毛間)の鉄道事業廃止について [Closure of Rumoi Line between Rumoi and Mashike]. Tetsudo Hobidas (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing Co., Ltd. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  2. ^ JR留萌線留萌―増毛間12月4日に廃止 増毛町が同意 [Mashike agrees to closure of JR Rumoi Line between Rumoi and Mashike on 4 December]. Doshin Web (in Japanese). Japan: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press. 8 April 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 

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Coordinates: 43°53′39.62″N 141°36′20.09″E / 43.8943389°N 141.6055806°E / 43.8943389; 141.6055806