This article needs additional citations for verification. (October 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Hokunō Station in August 2012
|Location||Shiratori-cho Ukishima, Gujō-shi, Gifu-ken 501-5102
|Operated by||Nagaragawa Railway|
|Line(s)||■ Etsumi-Nan Line|
|Distance||71.2 km from Mino-Ōta|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||August 16, 1934|
Hokunō Station has a one ground-level island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. An additional siding leads to a disused railway turntable. The station is staffed. The station building houses a small cafe that serves meals of hot noodles. The cafe also sells a small selection of Nagaragawa Railway memorabilia, including crackers and biscuits printed with pictures of the railway.
Hokunō Station was opened on August 16, 1934. It was extensively used during the construction of the Miboro Dam in 1967 and the Oshirakawa Dam in 1961. Freight operations were discontinued from October 1974. On December 11, 1986, it came under the control of the Nagaragawa Railway.
- Sone, Satoru (2011). "26号 長良川鉄道・明知鉄道・樽見鉄道・三岐鉄道・伊勢鉄道、朝日新聞出版分冊百科編集部". 週刊 歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 公営鉄道・私鉄』 (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hokunō Station.|
- Official website (in Japanese)
|This Gifu Prefecture railroad station–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|