Hota Station (Fukui)

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Hota Station
保田駅
Hotaeki.jpg
Hota Station
Location Hota, Shikadani-chō, Katsuyama, Fukui
(福井県勝山市鹿谷町保田)
Japan
Operated by Echizen Railway
Line(s) Katsuyama Eiheiji Line
Connections
History
Opened 1916

Hota Station (保田駅 Hota-eki?) is an Echizen Railway Katsuyama Eiheiji Line railway station located in Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

Station[edit]

Only local trains serve Hota Station. One track serves a single platform, and the station is unstaffed.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Since the station is nestled between hills to the south and the Kuzuryū River to the north, there are few structures of note. Two light industrial plants lie to the southeast.
  • Fukui Prefectural Route 168 passes to the north.

History[edit]

  • August 21, 1916: Station opens.
  • June 25, 2001: Operations halted due to accident on the Echizen Main Line.
  • October 19, 2003: Station reopens as an Echizen Railway station.

Adjacent stations[edit]


Coordinates: 36°04′11″N 136°27′06″E / 36.069857°N 136.451547°E / 36.069857; 136.451547