Hokunō Station

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Hokunō Station
北濃駅
HokunoSta2012.JPG
Hokunō Station in August 2012
Location Shiratori-cho Ukishima, Gujō-shi, Gifu-ken 501-5102
Japan
Coordinates 35°55′48.86″N 136°49′47.23″E / 35.9302389°N 136.8297861°E / 35.9302389; 136.8297861Coordinates: 35°55′48.86″N 136°49′47.23″E / 35.9302389°N 136.8297861°E / 35.9302389; 136.8297861
Operated by Nagaragawa Railway logo.jpg Nagaragawa Railway
Line(s) Etsumi-Nan Line
Distance 71.2 km from Mino-Ōta
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
History
Opened August 16, 1934
Location
Hokunō Station is located in Japan
Hokunō Station
Hokunō Station
Location within Japan

Hokunō Station (北濃駅, Hokunō-eki) is a railway station in the city of Gujō, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operator Nagaragawa Railway.

Lines[edit]

Hokunō Station is the terminal station of the Etsumi-Nan Line, and is 71.2 kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Mino-Ōta.

Station layout[edit]

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.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nagaragawa Railway
Etsumi-Nan Line
Hakusan-Nagataki - Terminus

History[edit]

Hokunō Station was opened on August 16, 1934.[1] 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.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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