Hanasaki Station (Hokkaido)

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Hanasaki Station
花咲駅
Hanasaki station01.JPG
The station structure in August 2010
Location Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido
Japan
Operated by JR logo (hokkaido).svg Hokkaido Railway Company
Line(s) Nemuro Main Line
Distance 438.2 km from Takikawa
Platforms 1 side platforms
Tracks 1
Other information
Status Closed
History
Opened 5 August 1921 (1921-08-05)
Closed 25 March 2016 (2016-03-25)
Location
Hanasaki Station is located in Japan
Hanasaki Station
Hanasaki Station
Location within Japan

Hanasaki Station (花咲駅 Hanasaki-eki?) was a railway station on the Nemuro Main Line in Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). Opened in 1921, it closed in March 2015.

Lines[edit]

Hanasaki Station was served by the Nemuro Main Line, and was situated 438.2 km from the starting point of the line at Takikawa.[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on 5 August 1921.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1]

Closure[edit]

In September 2015, it was announced that JR Hokkaido planned to close this station in March 2016.[2] The station closed following the last day of services on 25 March 2016.[3]

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. 884. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 八雲・鷲ノ巣、安平・東追分、根室・花咲 JR、3駅廃止を伝達 小幌駅は存続へ協議 [JR announces closure of 3 stations (Washinosu in Yakumo, Higashi-Oiwake in Abira, Hanasaki in Nemuro) - Discussions to keep Koboro Station open]. Doshin Web (in Japanese). Japan: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press. 2 September 2015. Archived from the original on 2 September 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  3. ^ 根室線花咲など8駅廃止、79本減便 JR北海道がダイヤ改正 [JR Hokkaido introduces revised timetable - 8 stations closed and 79 services cut]. Doshin Web (in Japanese). Japan: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press. 26 March 2016. Archived from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 

Coordinates: 43°17′43″N 145°34′31″E / 43.295297°N 145.575333°E / 43.295297; 145.575333