Bihoro Station

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Bihoro Station
美幌駅
Bihoro Station 20090624.JPG
Bihoro Station building in June 2009
Location 3 Shinmachi, Bihoro, Abashiri, Hokkaido
(北海道網走郡美幌町字新町3丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Sekihoku Main Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code A65
History
Opened 1912

Bihoro Station (美幌駅, Bihoro-eki) is a railway station on the Sekihoku Main Line in Bihoro, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido).

Lines[edit]

Bihoro Station is served by the Sekihoku Main Line from Asahikawa to Abashiri, and lies 206.1 km from the official starting point of the line at Shin-Asahikawa. It is numbered "A65".

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform serving two tracks (platforms 2 and 3), as the track at the former platform 1 is no longer in place. The station building is connected to platforms 2 and 3 by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

The station platforms in May 2009
2  Sekihoku Main Line for Kitami, Asahikawa, and Sapporo
3  Sekihoku Main Line for Memambetsu and Abashiri

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sekihoku Main Line
Kitami   Limited Express Okhotsk   Memambetsu
Hiushinai   Local   Nishi-Memambetsu

History[edit]

The station opened on 5 October 1912.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 921. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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Coordinates: 43°50′10″N 144°06′21″E / 43.8361°N 144.1058°E / 43.8361; 144.1058