Karuga Station

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Karuga Station
Karuga Station building.jpg
Karuga Station building (August 2002).
Location Asakita, Hiroshima, Hiroshima
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line
Opened April 28, 1915

Karuga Station (狩留家駅, Karuga-eki) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Karuga-chō, Asakita-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The station services a large number of express and local trains daily.


  • 1915-04-28: Karuga Station opens
  • 1937-07-01: Karuga Station is nationalized and becomes part of Japanese National Railways
  • 1987-04-01: Japanese National Railways is privatized, and Karuga Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Karuga Station features one island platform capable of handling two lines simultaneously. The station building was completed in 1953 and is an old-style wooden building with a tile roof. The station is privately operated under contract from JR West, and tickets can be purchased inside the station building.


  • Karuga Post Office
  • Hiroshima Municipal Kariogawa Elementary School
  • Nakayama
  • Nabetsuchi Pass
  • Misasa River

Highway access[edit]

  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Miyoshi Express
No stop
Commuter Liner
Shirakiyama StationKaruga StationShimofukawa Station
Miyoshi Liner
Mukaihara StationKaruga StationKamifukawa Station
Shirakiyama Station — Karuga Station — Kamifukawa Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°29′12.5″N 132°34′44.0″E / 34.486806°N 132.578889°E / 34.486806; 132.578889