Kuwano Station

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Kuwano Station
桑野駅
Kuwano Station(2015-01).JPG
Kuwano Station in September 2015
Location Okamoto Kuwanochō, Anan-shi, Tokushima-ken 779-1402
Japan
Coordinates 33°52′28″N 134°36′47″E / 33.8745°N 134.6130°E / 33.8745; 134.6130Coordinates: 33°52′28″N 134°36′47″E / 33.8745°N 134.6130°E / 33.8745; 134.6130
Operated by JR logo (shikoku).svg JR Shikoku
Line(s) Mugi Line
Distance 32.6 km from Tokushima
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 + 1 siding
Construction
Structure type At grade
Disabled access Yes - platforms linked by ramps and level crossing
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Station code M15
History
Opened 27 March 1936 (1936-03-27)
Location
Kuwano Station is located in Japan
Kuwano Station
Kuwano Station
Location within Japan

Kuwano Station (桑野駅, Kuwano-eki) is a railway station on the Mugi Line in Anan, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Shikoku and has the station number "M15".[1][2]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Mugi Line and is located 32.6 km from the beginning of the line at Tokushima.[3] Besides the local trains on the Mugi Line, the Muroto limited express service between Mugi and Tokushima also stops at the station.[4]

Layout[edit]

The station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The station building is unstaffed and serves only as a waiting room. Access to the opposite platform is by means of a level crossing with ramps at both ends. A siding branches off track 1 and ends near the station building.[2][5][3]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR Limited Express Services
Anan (most trains) Muroto Yuki (most trains)
Mugi Line
Awa-Tachibana Local Aratano

History[edit]

Japanese Government Railways (JGR) opened the station on 27 March 1936 during the first phase of the construction of the Mugi Line when a track was built from Hanoura to here. On 1 April 1987, with the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR), the successor of JGR, JR Shikoku took over control of the station.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shikoku Railway Route Map" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "桑野" [Kuwano Station]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第1巻 四国東部エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 1 Eastern Shikoku] (in Japanese). Kodansha. p. 41, 73. ISBN 9784062951609.
  4. ^ "Kuwano Station Timetable" (PDF). JR Shikoku. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  5. ^ "桑野駅" [Kuwano Station]. shikoku.org.uk. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  6. ^ 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. 660. ISBN 4533029809.
  7. ^ 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. p. 217. ISBN 4533029809.