Miyajimaguchi Station

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Miyajimaguchi Station
宮島口駅
JR宮島口駅01.jpg
Miyajimaguchi Station in April 2005
Location 1-3-23, Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima
Japan
Coordinates 34°18′44″N 132°18′08″E / 34.3122°N 132.3022°E / 34.3122; 132.3022Coordinates: 34°18′44″N 132°18′08″E / 34.3122°N 132.3022°E / 34.3122; 132.3022
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s) Sanyo Main Line
Platforms 1 island platform
1 side platform
Connections Miyajima Line at Hiroden-miyajima-guchi Station
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened 1897
Previous names Miyajima Station (until 1942)
Location
Miyajimaguchi Station is located in Japan
Miyajimaguchi Station
Miyajimaguchi Station
Location within Japan
Miyajimaguchi Station signboard

Miyajimaguchi Station is a railway station on the Sanyō Main Line in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West). From the pier near the station there are ferry services for Miyajima (Itsukushima) by JR Miyajima Ferry and Miyajima Matsudai Kisen.

Platforms[edit]

1 Sanyō Main Line to Miyajimaguchi • Iwakuni • Tokuyama
2 Sanyō Main Line side track (currently unused)
3 Sanyō Main Line to Hiroshima • Saijō • Mihara • connection to Kure Line
4 Sanyō Main Line to Hiroshima • Saijō • Mihara (sidetrack)

Connecting lines[edit]

JR[edit]

Sanyō Main Line
Rapid Service
Miyauchikushido Station Miyajimaguchi StationŌtake Station
Local
Ajina StationMiyajimaguchi StationMaezora Station
JR Miyajima Ferry
Miyajimaguchi StationMiyajima Station

Hiroden[edit]

Miyajima Line
Line #2
Hiroden-ajinaHiroden-miyajima-guchi
Hiroden-ajina — (Kyoteijo-mae (temporary)) — Hiroden-miyajima-guchi
Hiroden-miyajima-guchi Station is located to the south from JR Miyajimaguchi Station, 2 minutes walk from the station.

History[edit]

  • Opened on September 25, 1897 as a station of Sanyo Railway called "Miyajima Station".
  • Nationalized on December 1, 1906.
  • Renamed as "Miyajimaguchi Station" on April 1, 1942.
  • Privatized as JR West on April 1, 1987.

Ekiben[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Ferries and boats for Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine)
JR Miyajima FerryMiyajima Matsudai KisenFirst BeachAqua Net Hiroshima