Kamikawatachi Station

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Kamikawatachi Station
上川立駅
Location Miyoshi, Hiroshima
Japan
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line
History
Opened April 28, 1915
Previous names Kawatachi (until 1937)

Kamikawatachi Station (上川立駅 Kami-Kawatachi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Kamikawatachi-chō, Miyoshi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Kawatachi Station opens
  • 1937-07-01: The station name is changed to Kamikawatachi Station
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Kamikawatachi Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Kamikawatachi Station features one raised, station-side platform, capable of handling one line. The station was formerly a switching station, and some of the old facilities can still be seen there. The station building is operated as part of an agricultural cooperative building which includes a supermarket.

Environs[edit]

  • Kawatachi Branch Post Office
  • Miyoshi Municipal Kawachi Junior High School
  • Gōno River

Highway access[edit]

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Shiwachi StationKamikawatachi StationKōtachi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°43′31″N 132°47′06″E / 34.7253°N 132.7849°E / 34.7253; 132.7849