Jōei Station

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Jōei Station
常永駅
JoueiSt.jpg
JR Jōei Station, January 2006
Location 922 Kamigato, Shōwa, Nakakoma, Yamanashi
(山梨県中巨摩郡昭和町上河東922)
Japan
Coordinates 35°37′00″N 138°32′01″E / 35.6167°N 138.5336°E / 35.6167; 138.5336
Operated by JR Central
Line(s) Minobu Line
History
Opened 1928
Previous names Saijō-Jōei (until 1938)
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 358 daily

Jōei Station (常永駅 Jōei-eki?) is a railway station on the Minobu Line of Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) located in the town of Shōwa, Nakakoma District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is located 78.9 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Minobu Line at Fuji Station.

History[edit]

Jōei Station was opened on March 30, 1928 as Saijō-Jōei Station (西条常永駅 Saijō-Jōei-eki?) on the Fuji-Minobu Line. The station was renamed to its present name on October 1, 1938. The line came under control of the Japanese Government Railways on May 1, 1941. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railway) after World War II. Scheduled freight operations were discontinued from October 1960. The station has been unattended since June 1983. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Jōei Station has a single island platform serving two tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1  Minobu Line For Kōfu
2  Minobu Line For Fuji, Minobu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Minobu Line
Koikawa - Kokubo

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