Kaminaka Station

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Kaminaka Station
Kaminaka Station, ekisha-2.jpg
The station frontage in May 2017
Location Wakasa, Mikatakaminaka District, Fukui
Coordinates 35°27′49″N 135°51′20″E / 35.4636°N 135.8556°E / 35.4636; 135.8556Coordinates: 35°27′49″N 135°51′20″E / 35.4636°N 135.8556°E / 35.4636; 135.8556
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s) Obama Line
Distance 38.8 km from Tsuruga
Other information
Website Official website
Opened 10 November 1918
Previous names Miyake (until April 1956)
Kaminaka Station is located in Japan
Kaminaka Station
Kaminaka Station
Location within Japan

Kaminaka Station (上中駅, Kaminaka-eki) is a railway station on the Obama Line in the town of Wakasa, Mikatakaminaka District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).


Kaminaka Station is served by the Obama Line, and is located 38.8 km from Tsuruga.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Obama Line
Tomura   Rapid   Higashi-Obama
Wakasa-Arita   Local   Shin-Hirano


The station opened on 10 November 1918 as Miyake Station (三宅駅).[1] It was renamed Kaminaka Station on 10 April 1956.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 147. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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