Esashi Station

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

Lines[edit]

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

History[edit]

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]

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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. 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