Awaraonsen Station

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Awaraonsen Station
芦原温泉駅
Location Awara, Fukui
Japan
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Hokuriku Main Line
History
Opened 1897
Previous names Kanazu (until 1972)

Awaraonsen Station (芦原温泉駅 Awaraonsen-eki?) is a railway station on the Hokuriku Main Line in Awara, Fukui, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Lines[edit]

Awaraonsen Station is served by the Hokuriku Main Line. It is also scheduled to become a station on the high-speed Hokuriku Shinkansen line when the extension west of Kanazawa opens around 2025.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms with four tracks. It has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Hokuriku Main Line for Kanazawa and Toyama (Local services)
 Hokuriku Main Line for Fukui, Takefu, and Tsuruga (Local services)
2  Hokuriku Main Line for Kanazawa, Toyama, Tomari, and Echigo-Yuzawa (Limited express and local services)
3  Hokuriku Main Line for Fukui, Tsuruga, Maibara, Nagoya, and Osaka (Limited express and local services)
4  Hokuriku Main Line for Fukui and Tsuruga (Local services)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hokuriku Main Line
Maruoka Local Hosorogi

History[edit]

The station opened on 20 September 1897 as Kanazu Station (金津駅?).[2] It was renamed Awaraonsen Station on 15 March 1972.[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hokuriku Shinkansen route" (in Japanese). Fukui Prefecture. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] II. Japan: JTB. pp. 134–135. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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Coordinates: 36°12′52″N 136°14′06″E / 36.214534°N 136.235037°E / 36.214534; 136.235037