Awaraonsen Station

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Awaraonsen Station
Location Awara, Fukui
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Hokuriku Main Line
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).


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.


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


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]


  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