Esashi Station

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Esashi Station
Esashi Station 20110827.jpg
Esashi Station in August 2011
Location Esashi, Hiyama, Hokkaido
Operated by JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Esashi Line
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Opened 10 November 1936
Closed 11 May 2014
Esashi Station is located in Japan
Esashi Station
Esashi Station
Location within Japan

Esashi Station (江差駅 Esashi-eki?) was a railway station on the Esashi Line in Esashi, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). It opened in 1936 and closed in May 2014.


Esashi Station was formerly the terminus of the non-electrified section of the Esashi Line from Kikonai.

Station layout[edit]

The station consisted of a single side platform serving a single terminating track.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Esashi Line
Kaminokuni Local Terminus


The station in December 1987

Esashi Station opened on 10 November 1936.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1] The station closed in 2014, with the last services on the line running on 11 May.[2]

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. 828. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 江差線木古内—江差間が廃止される [Esashi Line section between Kikonai and Esashi closes]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 41°51′23″N 140°07′42″E / 41.8563°N 140.1282°E / 41.8563; 140.1282