Hizen-Iida Station

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Hizen-Iida Station
肥前飯田駅
Hizen-Iida-station.jpg
Hizen-Iida Station in 2010
Location Japan
Coordinates 33°03′21″N 130°09′32″E / 33.055696°N 130.158806°E / 33.055696; 130.158806Coordinates: 33°03′21″N 130°09′32″E / 33.055696°N 130.158806°E / 33.055696; 130.158806
Operated by JR logo (kyushu).svg JR Kyushu
Line(s) Nagasaki Main Line
Distance 63.6 km from Tosu
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Embankment
Bicycle facilities Bike shed
Disabled access No - access to platform by underpass with steps
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Website Official website
History
Opened 16 April 1934 (1934-04-16)
Location
Hizen-Iida Station is located in Japan
Hizen-Iida Station
Hizen-Iida Station
Location within Japan

Hizen-Iida Station (肥前飯田駅, Hizeniida-eki) is a railway station in Kashima City, Saga Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Nagasaki Main Line.[1][2]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Nagasaki Main Line and is located 63.6 km from the starting point of the line at Tosu.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks on an embankment. There is no station building. From the access road, an underpass leads, through the embankment, to the platform. An enclosed shelter has been built over the underpass opening on the platform as a waiting room for passengers. A bike shed is located at the base of the embankment near the entrance to the underpass.[3][2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nagasaki Main Line
Hizen-Nanaura Local Tara

History[edit]

Japanese Government Railways (JGR) built the station in the 1930s during the development of an alternative route for the Nagasaki Main Line along the coast of the Ariake Sea which was at first known as the Ariake Line. The track was built from Hizen-Yamaguchi to Hizen-Ryūō, opening on 9 March 1930, and then to Hizen-Hama, opening on 30 November 1930. In the next phase of expansion, the track was extended to Tara which opened on 16 April 1934 as the new southern terminus. Hizen-Iida was opened on the same day as an intermediate station along the new stretch of track. On 1 December 1934, the entire route was completed and through-traffic achieved from Hizen-Yamaguchi through the station to Nagasaki. The track was then redesignated as part of the Nagasaki Main Line. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR), the successor of JGR, on 1 April 1987, control of the station passed to JR Kyushu.[4][5]

Environs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR Kyushu Route Map" (PDF). JR Kyushu. Retrieved 3 March 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "肥前飯田" [Hizen-Iida]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 15 March 2018. 
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第5巻 長崎 佐賀 エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 5 Nagasaki Saga area] (in Japanese). Kodansha. p. 23, 66. ISBN 9784062951647. 
  4. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 222–3. ISBN 4533029809. 
  5. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 714–5. ISBN 4533029809. 

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