Bihoro Station

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Bihoro Station
Bihoro Station 20090624.JPG
Bihoro Station building in June 2009
Location 3 Shinmachi, Bihoro, Abashiri, Hokkaido
Operated by JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Sekihoku Main Line
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code A65
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).


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.


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


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]


  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