Kanzaki Station ( is a 神埼駅 Kanzaki-eki) railway station in Kanzaki Town, Kanzaki City, Saga Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Nagasaki Main Line.
It is an above ground station with two
side platforms and three tracks. The station itself is in a bridge which is meant to resemble a Yayoi period raised-floor style storehouse. It does not have a MARS terminal, but it does have a POS system from which tickets may be sold.
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History [ edit ]
August 20, 1891 - Opening as Kanzaki Station under the control of
Kyushu Railroad July 1, 1907 - Kyushu Railroad nationalizes and the station falls under the control of the
Japanese Government Railways May 1, 1945 - Station is renamed Hizen-Kanzaki Station
April 10, 1956 - Renamed again, back to Kanzaki Station, this time with slightly different
kanji June 6, 1976 - Track from Tosu to Hizen-Koga to Nagasaki is electrified
April 1, 1987 - Railways privatize and the station is inherited by
JR Kyushu and JR Freight May 22, 1997 - Usage as a freight station is discontinued
Adjacent stations [ edit ]
Coordinates: 33°18′57″N 130°22′30″E / 33.315968°N 130.374931°E