Kikonai Station

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Kikonai Station
木古内駅
Kikonai Station.jpg
Kikonai Station
Location Honchō, Kikonai, Kamiiso, Hokkaido
(上磯郡木古内町字本町)
Japan
Operated by JR Hokkaido
South Hokkaido Railway Company
Line(s)
Connections
History
Opened 1930

Kikonai Station (木古内駅 Kikonai-eki?) is a railway station in Kikonai, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) and South Hokkaido Railway Company.

Lines[edit]

Kikonai Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one ground-level island platform for the South Hokkaido Railway and two elevated side platforms for the Hokkaido Shinkansen.[1]

Platforms[edit]

4•5  South Hokkaido Railway for Goryōkaku and Hakodate
11  Hokkaido Shinkansen for Shin-Aomori and Tokyo
12  Hokkaido Shinkansen for Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
South Hokkaido Railway
Satsukari - Terminus
Kaikyo Line
Naka-Oguni - Terminus
Hokkaido Shinkansen
Okutsugaru-Imabetsu
or
Shin-Aomori
Hayabusa
Hayate
Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto

History[edit]

The station opened on the Esashi Line on October 25, 1930. Between October 12, 1937 and March 31, 1988 it was the terminus of the Matsumae Line. It became the terminus of the Kaikyō Line on March 13, 1988. On March 26, 2016 Hokkaido Shinkansens platforms opened for passenger service.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kikonai Post office

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hokkaido Railway Company. "木古内駅バリアフリー情報" [Kikonai Station barrier-free information] (in Japanese). Retrieved April 2, 2016. 

Coordinates: 41°40′39″N 140°26′02″E / 41.677584°N 140.433946°E / 41.677584; 140.433946