Gōdo Station (Gunma)

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Gōdo Station
神戸駅
Godo Station - building - feb 5 2015.jpg
Gōdo Station, February 2015
Location Azuma-cho Gōdo 891, Midori, Gunma
(群馬県みどり市東町神戸891)
Japan
Operated by Watarase Keikoku Railway
Line(s) Watarase Keikoku Line
History
Opened 1912
Platform, Feb 2015, showing entrance to restaurant car

Gōdo Station (神戸駅 Gōdo-eki?) is a railway station in Midori, Gunma, Japan, operated by the Watarase Keikoku Railway.

Lines[edit]

Gōdo Station is a station on the Watarase Keikoku Line and is 26.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kiryū.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a single side platform and an island platform; however, one side of the island platform is not in use for traffic, thus effectively the station has two opposed side platforms. On the unused portion of the island platform, two cars from a former Tobu Railway Type 1720 are permanently parked as a restaurant.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Watarase Keikoku Line
Mizunuma Watarase Keikoku-gō Sōri
Konaka Local Sōri

History[edit]

Gōdo Station opened on 6 September 1912 as a station on the Ashio Railway, but used the kanji “神土駅” to avoid confusion with the Kōbe Station in Hyōgo Prefecture. The kanji was changed to its present form on 29 March 1989 to match the local place name.

Surrounding area[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

The station features in the final scene of the 2009 film Tenshi no Koi, but instead uses the station name "Furada" in its signage.

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°32′15″N 139°21′23″E / 36.53750°N 139.35639°E / 36.53750; 139.35639