Hijiri-Kōgen Station

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Hijiri-Kōgen Station

聖高原駅
Hijirikogenstation.jpg
Hijiri-Kōgen Station, October 2013
General information
LocationUrushida, Omi-mura, Higashichikuma-gun, Nagano-ken 399-7701
Japan
Coordinates36°27′18″N 138°02′52″E / 36.4550°N 138.0478°E / 36.4550; 138.0478Coordinates: 36°27′18″N 138°02′52″E / 36.4550°N 138.0478°E / 36.4550; 138.0478
Elevation621.4 meters [1]
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shinonoi Line
Distance45.0 km from Shiojiri
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 November 1900
Previous namesOmi Station (to 1976)
Passengers
FY2015311
Services
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
Akashina
(limited service)
towards Shiojiri
Shinano
(limited service)
Shinonoi
towards Nagano
Sakakita
(limited service)
towards Shiojiri
Shinonoi Line
Rapid
Kamuriki
(limited service)
towards Nagano
Sakakita
towards Shiojiri
Shinonoi Line
Local & Rapid Misuzu
Kamuriki
towards Nagano
Location
Hijiri-Kōgen Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Hijiri-Kōgen Station
Hijiri-Kōgen Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Hijiri-Kōgen Station is located in Japan
Hijiri-Kōgen Station
Hijiri-Kōgen Station
Hijiri-Kōgen Station (Japan)

Hijiri-Kōgen Station (聖高原駅, Hijirikōgen-eki) is a train station in the village of Omi, Higashichikuma District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Hijiri-Kōgen Station is served by the Shinonoi Line and is 45.0 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Shiojiri Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level island platform and one side platform serving a three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Shinonoi Line for Shinonoi and Nagano
2  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto and Shiojiri
3  Shinonoi Line (siding)

History[edit]

Hijiri-Kōgen Station opened on 1 November 1900 as Omi Station (麻績駅). It was renamed to its present name on 1 April 1976.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 311 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (2011). Nagano Prefecture All Railway Stations, revised edition (長野県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版) (in Japanese). Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Publishing. p. 86. ISBN 9784784071647.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.

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