Aki-Nagatsuka Station

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Aki-Nagatsuka
安芸長束駅
Aki-Nagatsuka Station building 2.jpg
Aki-Nagatsuka building in 2003
Location 4-chōme, Nagatsuka, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
 Japan
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Kabe Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
History
Opened 19 November 1928 (1928-11-19)
Previous names Daishi Station
Nagatsuka Station
Services
Preceding station   JR West   Following station
Yokogawa   Kabe Line Commuter Liner   Shimo-Gion
Mitaki   Kabe Line Local   Shimo-Gion

Aki-Nagatsuka Station (安芸長束駅 Aki-Nagatsuka-eki?) is a JR West Kabe Line station located in 4-chōme, Nagatsuka, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

  • 1928-11-19: Daishi Station opens
  • May 1930—June 1931: The station name is changed to Nagatsuka Station at some point during this time
  • 1936-09-01: The station name is changed to Aki-Nagatsuka Station
  • 1987-04-01: Japanese National Railways is privatized, and Aki-Nagatsuka Station becomes a JR West station

Station building[edit]

Aki-Nagatsuka Station features one narrow island-style platform capable of handling two lines simultaneously, though up to four trains can be parked at the platform at once. The station building is an octagon. The station is manned and features an automated ticket vending machine as well.

Environs[edit]

  • Hiroshima Asaminami Post Office
  • Hiroshima Nagatsuka Post Office
  • Hiroshima Municipal Nagatsuka Elementary School
  • Hiroshima Municipal Nishi Nagatsuka Elementary School
  • Hiroshima Municipal Nagatsuka Junior High School
  • Hiroshima Bunka Two-Year College
  • Ōta River (太田川)

Highway access[edit]

Connecting lines[edit]

Kabe Line
Commuter Liner
Yokogawa StationAki-Nagatsuka StationShimo-Gion Station
Local
Mitaki StationAki-Nagatsuka Station — Shimogion Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°25′43.7″N 132°27′22.0″E / 34.428806°N 132.456111°E / 34.428806; 132.456111