Asahikawa Station

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Asahikawa Station
旭川駅
Asahikawa station south view.JPG
Asahikawa Station building in May 2012
Location 8-3-1 Miyashitadōri, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Japan
Operated by JR logo (hokkaido).svg JR Hokkaido
Line(s)
Distance 423.1 km from Hakodate
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code A28
Website www.jrasahi.co.jp/contents/facilities/station/a28_asahikawa.html
History
Opened 16 July 1898 (1898-07-16)
Rebuilt 2010-2011
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 4,204 daily
Location
Asahikawa Station is located in Japan
Asahikawa Station
Asahikawa Station
Location within Japan

Asahikawa Station (旭川駅, Asahikawa-eki) is a railway station in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido).

Asahikawa Station is the central train station for the city of Asahikawa, which is the second largest city in Hokkaido by population after Sapporo.

Lines[edit]

The station is the terminus for the following JR Hokkaido lines.

The station is numbered "A28".[1]

Station Layout[edit]

The station has automated ticket machines, automated turnstiles, and a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. The Kitaca farecard cannot be used at this station.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

789 and 785 series EMUs at Asahikawa Station on Super Kamui services, October 2011
« Service »
Hakodate Main Line
Fukagawa (A24) Limited Express
Kamui / Lilac
Terminus
Fukagawa (A24) Limited Express
Super Sōya / Sarobetsu
(Wassamu)
Fukagawa (A24) Limited Express
Okhotsk
(Kamikawa)
Chikabumi (A27) Local Terminus
Sōya Main Line
(Fukagawa) Limited Express
Super Sōya / Sarobetsu
Wassamu (W38)
Terminus Rapid service
Nayoro
Nagayama (W31)
Asahikawa-Yojō (A29)
Terminus Local Asahikawa-Yojō (A29)
Sekihoku Main Line
(Fukagawa) Limited Express
Okhotsk
Kamikawa (A43)
Terminus Limited Rapid
Kitami
Tōma (A35)
Terminus Local Asahikawa-Yojō (A29)
Furano Line
Kaguraoka (F29) Local Terminus

History[edit]

Asahikawa Station in August 2006 before rebuilding

Asahikawa Station opened in 1898. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.

The first phase of a new elevated station building opened on 10 October 2010. The entire station complex was completed in autumn 2011[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR Hokkaido Route Map" (PDF). Hokkaido Railway Company. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Service Range Kitaca". JR Hokkaido. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  3. ^ 旭川駅が高架開業 [Asahikawa elevated station building opens]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 12 October 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 142°21′32″E / 43.763005°N 142.358995°E / 43.763005; 142.358995