Hizen-Shiroishi Station

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Hizen-Shiroishi Station

Hizen-Shiroishi Station (肥前白石駅?, Hizenshiroishi-eki) is a railway station in Shiroishi, Kishima District, Saga Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Nagasaki Main Line.

Layout[edit]

It is an above ground station consisting of two tracks flanked by two side platforms.

Usage[edit]

In 2005, the average number of passengers per day was 593.

Other[edit]

From April 1, 1988, to April 30, 1989, this station, along with the Sasebo Line's Ōmachi Station, was the starting point from which one could purchase the longest one-way ticket in Japan.

Surroundings[edit]

  • Shiroishi High School (佐賀県立白石高等学校)
  • Shiroishi Agricultural High School (佐賀県立佐賀農業高等学校)
  • National Route 207
  • Saga Prefecture Route 36

History[edit]

  • March 9, 1930 - Opening

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Hizen-Yamaguchi   Nagasaki Main Line   Hizen-Ryūō

External links[edit]

33°11′13″N 130°08′09″E / 33.186918°N 130.135889°E / 33.186918; 130.135889Coordinates: 33°11′13″N 130°08′09″E / 33.186918°N 130.135889°E / 33.186918; 130.135889