Kagaonsen Station

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Kagaonsen Station

加賀温泉駅
Kagaonsen Station.JPG
Kagaonsen Station in August 2015
Location58 Sakumi-machi, Kaga-shi, Ishikawa-ken 922-0423
Japan
Coordinates36°19′13″N 136°21′02″E / 36.3202471°N 136.3505352°E / 36.3202471; 136.3505352Coordinates: 36°19′13″N 136°21′02″E / 36.3202471°N 136.3505352°E / 36.3202471; 136.3505352
Operated byJR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s) Hokuriku Main Line
Distance134.3 km from Maibara
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened11 October 1944
Previous namesSakumi (until 1970)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015)2229 daily
Location
Kagaonsen Station is located in Japan
Kagaonsen Station
Kagaonsen Station
Location within Japan

Kagaonsen Station (加賀温泉駅, Kagaonsen-eki) is a railway station on the Hokuriku Main Line in Kaga, Ishikawa, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Lines[edit]

Kagaonsen Station is served by the Hokuriku Main Line, and is 134.3 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Maibara. It is also scheduled to become a station on the high-speed Hokuriku Shinkansen line when the extension west of Kanazawa opens around 2025.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two elevated island platforms with the station building underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Hokuriku Main Line (not in use)
2  Hokuriku Main Line for Fukui, Osaka and Maibara
3  Hokuriku Main Line for Komatsu and Kanazawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hokuriku Main Line
Daishōji - Iburihashi

History[edit]

The station opened on 11 October 1944 as Sakumi Station (作見駅).[2] It was renamed Kagaonsen Station on 1 October 1970.[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 2,229 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hokuriku Shinkansen route" (in Japanese). Fukui Prefecture. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 135. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  3. ^ 駅 別 運 輸 実 績 [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Ishikawa Prefectural Government. 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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