Miyoshi Station (Hiroshima)

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Miyoshi Station
Miyoshi statioin 2016-03-27.JPG
Miyoshi Station in March 2016
Location 1-1-1 Tōkaichi Minami, Miyoshi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 728-0014
Coordinates 34°48′10″N 132°51′21″E / 34.802861°N 132.855944°E / 34.802861; 132.855944Coordinates: 34°48′10″N 132°51′21″E / 34.802861°N 132.855944°E / 34.802861; 132.855944
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Website www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0800503
Opened 1 June 1933
Previous names Bingo Tōkaichi (until 1954)
Passengers (FY2009) 664 daily
Miyoshi Station is located in Japan
Miyoshi Station
Miyoshi Station
Location within Japan

Miyoshi Station (三次駅 Miyoshi-eki?) is a railway station in Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West). Along with Niimi and Tsuyama Stations, Miyoshi is one of the major central region stations in the Chūgoku region of Japan.


Miyoshi Station is served by the Geibi Line, Sankō Line, and Fukuen Line, and is the terminal station for both the Sankō and Fukuen Lines.

Station layout[edit]

Miyoshi Station platform 1-2
Miyoshi Station platform 1 from stairs to platforms 3-4

Miyoshi Station is a reinforced concrete two-story building, operated by JR West. It features two platforms which handle four lines: one platform next to the station building and an island platform accessible via an enclosed footbridge above the tracks. The station building houses a small convenience store as well as automatic ticket vending machines and a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. There is a large waiting area inside the station building, as well as enclosed and unenclosed waiting areas on the platforms.


Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Geibi Line
Terminus   Rapid "Miyoshi Liner"   Kōtachi
Yatsugi   Local   Nishi Miyoshi
Fukuen Line
Yatsugi - Terminus
Sankō Line
Ozekiyama - Terminus


The station opened on 1 June 1933, initially named Bingo Tōkaichi Station (備後十日市駅?).[1] On 10 December 1954, the station was renamed Miyoshi.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.[1]

Future plans[edit]

The turntable located next to the station is scheduled to be sold to the private railway operator Tobu Railway in 2016 and installed next to Kinugawa-Onsen Station in Tochigi Prefecture for use by steam-hauled tourist trains.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 266. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 蒸気機関車(SL)復活運転の車両・施設計画概要について [Details of rolling stock and facilities planned for steam locomotive operation] (pdf). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 21 April 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 

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