Koboke Station

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Koboke Station
小歩危駅
JRS koboke sta.jpg
Koboke Station as seen from National Route 32
Location Yamashirochō Ōkawamochi, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima-ken 779-5304
Japan
Coordinates 33°55′23″N 133°45′32″E / 33.9231°N 133.7589°E / 33.9231; 133.7589Coordinates: 33°55′23″N 133°45′32″E / 33.9231°N 133.7589°E / 33.9231; 133.7589
Operated by JR logo (shikoku).svg JR Shikoku
Line(s) Dosan Line
Distance 59.8 km from Tadotsu
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking Available
Disabled access No - steps lead up to platform from access road
Other information
Status unstaffed
Station code D25
History
Opened 28 November 1935 (1935-11-28)
Previous names Nishue (until 1950)
Location
Koboke Station is located in Japan
Koboke Station
Koboke Station
Location within Japan

Koboke Station (小歩危駅, Koboke-eki) is a railway station on the Dosan Line in Miyoshi, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Shikoku and has the station number "D26".[1][2]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by JR Shikoku's Dosan Line and is located 59.8 km from the beginning of the line at Tadotsu.[3][4]

Layout[edit]

The station, which is unstaffed, consists of two side platforms serving two tracks on a side hill cutting. From the main road (National Route 32, a flight of steps leads up to a small building which serves as a waiting room. Another short flight of steps leads up to one platform and a pedestrian level crossing is used to access the other platform. A small parking area is provided at the side of the main road.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Dosan Line
Awa-Kawaguchi - Ōboke

History[edit]

The station opened on 28 November 1935 when the then Kōchi Line was extended northwards from Toyonaga to Minawa and the line was renamed the Dosan Line. At this time the station was named Nishiu Station (西宇駅) and was operated by Japanese Government Railways, later becoming Japanese National Railways (JNR). On 1 October 1950, the station was renamed Koboke Station.

With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, control of the station passed to JR Shikoku.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shikoku Railway Route Map" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 25 November 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "小歩危" [Koboke]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 14 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Koboke Station Timetable" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 14 December 2017. 
  4. ^ a b 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. 665. ISBN 4533029809. 
  5. ^ 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). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 217–218. ISBN 4533029809.