Hosono Station

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Hosono Station
Hosono Station, September 2009
Location Higashi-Kawahara, Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8501
Coordinates 36°23′49.91″N 137°51′56.36″E / 36.3971972°N 137.8656556°E / 36.3971972; 137.8656556
Elevation 576.8 meters
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōito Line
Distance 22.8 km from Matsumoto
Platforms 1 side platform
Other information
Station code 29
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1400
Opened 29 September 1915
Hosono Station is located in Japan
Hosono Station
Hosono Station
Location within Japan

Hosono Station (細野駅?, Hosono-eki) is a railway station in the village of Matsukawa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Hosono Station is served by the Ōito Line and is 22.8 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Matsumoto Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōito Line
Azumi-Oiwake (30) - Kita-Hosono (28)


The station opened on September 29, 1915 when Shinano Railway extended the operation from Ariake Station to Ikeda-Matsukawa Station (present-day Shinano-Matsukawa Station). Shinano Railway was integrated into the Japanese Government Railways on June 1, 1937. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987 the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  • 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. p. 209. ISBN 4533029809. 

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