Gojikkoku Station

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Gojikkoku Station
五十石駅
Gojikkoku Station.jpeg
Gojikkoku Station in May 2016
Location Osotsubetsu, Shibecha-chō, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido 088-2331
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Senmo Main Line
Distance 36.7 km from Kushiro
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Station code B60
History
Opened 27 September 1927 (1927-09-27)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) <1 daily
Location
Gojikkoku Station is located in Japan
Gojikkoku Station
Gojikkoku Station
Location within Japan

Gojikkoku Station (五十石駅 Gojikkoku-eki?) is a railway station on the Senmo Main Line in Shibecha, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). Opened in 1927, the station is scheduled to close in March 2017.

Lines[edit]

Gojikkoku Station is served by the Senmo Main Line, and lies 36.7 km from Kushiro.[1] The station is numbered B60.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one side platform serving a single bidirectional line. The station is unstaffed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senmo Main Line
Rapid Shiretoko: Does not stop at this station
Shibecha   Local   Kayanuma

History[edit]

The station opened on 15 September 1927.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1]

In September 2016, JR Hokkaido announced that it intended to close the station from the start of the revised timetable in March 2017, due to low passenger usage.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used on average by less than one passenger daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 924. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ a b 五十石駅を廃止する方針/JR北海道 [JR Hokkaido to close Gojikkoku Station]. Kushiro Shimbun (in Japanese). Japan: The Kushiro Shimbunsha Co., Ltd. 7 September 2016. Archived from the original on 7 September 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 


Coordinates: 43°14′19″N 144°32′43″E / 43.2387°N 144.5454°E / 43.2387; 144.5454