Kita-Hosono Station

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Kita-Hosono Station
Kita-Hosono stn.jpg
Kita-Hosono Station, October 2016
Location Akashiba, Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8501
Coordinates 36°24′23″N 137°51′46″E / 36.4065°N 137.8629°E / 36.4065; 137.8629
Elevation 587.9 meters
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōito Line
Distance 23.8 km from Matsumoto
Platforms 1 side platform
Other information
Station code 28
Opened 28 October 1930
Previous names Okame-mae (until 1937)
Kita-Hosono Station is located in Japan
Kita-Hosono Station
Kita-Hosono Station
Location within Japan

Kita-Hosono Station (北細野駅?, Kita-Hosono-eki) is a railway station in the village of Matsukawa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kita-Hosono Station is served by the Ōito Line and is 23.8 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Matsumoto Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōito Line
Hosono (29) - Shinano-Matsukawa (27)


The station opened on 28 October 1930 as Okame-mae Station (おかめ前駅?). It was renamed to its present name on 1 June 1937. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  • Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 209. ISBN 4533029809. 

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