Akatsuka Station (Shimane)

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Akatsuka Station
明塚駅
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Akatsuka Station in July 2008
Location 84, Akatsuka, Misato, Ōchi, Shimane
(島根県邑智郡美郷町明塚84)
Japan
Coordinates 35°02′56″N 132°35′02″E / 35.048968°N 132.583965°E / 35.048968; 132.583965Coordinates: 35°02′56″N 132°35′02″E / 35.048968°N 132.583965°E / 35.048968; 132.583965
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Sankō Line
History
Opened 1967
Closed 2018
Location
Akatsuka Station is located in Japan
Akatsuka Station
Akatsuka Station
Location within Japan

Akatsuka Station (明塚駅, Akatsuka-eki) was a railway station in Misato, Ōchi District Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sankō Line
Iwami Yanaze Local Kasubuchi

History[edit]

On 16 October 2015, JR West announced that it was considering closing the Sanko Line due to poor patronage.[1] On 29 September 2016, JR West announced that the entire line would close on 31 March 2018.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ JR西:三江線、廃止も検討…人口減、利用低迷で [JR West considering closure of Sanko Line - declining population and poor patronage]. Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). Japan: The Mainichi Newspapers. 16 October 2015. Archived from the original on 2 November 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2018. 
  2. ^ 三江線18年3月末で廃線 [Sanko Line to close at end of March 2018]. Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). Japan: The Mainichi Newspapers. 29 September 2016. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2018.