Motegi Station

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Motegi Station
茂木駅
Motegi Station.jpg
Motegi Station (October 2006)
Location Motegi, Motegi, Haga, Tochigi
(栃木県芳賀郡茂木町大字茂木)
Japan
Operated by Mooka Railway
Line(s) Mooka Line
History
Opened 1920
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2012) 376 daily

Motegi Station (茂木駅, Motegi-eki) is a railway station in Motegi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Mooka Railway.

Lines[edit]

Motegi Station is a terminal station for the Mooka Line, and is located 41.9 rail kilometers from the opposite terminus of the line at Shimodate Station.

Station layout[edit]

Motegi Station has one side platform. The station also has a steam-powered railway turntable for use by steam locomotives

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Mooka Line
Ichihana SL Mooka Terminus
Ten'yaba Local Terminus

History[edit]

Motegi Station opened on 15 December 1920[1] as a station on the Japanese Government Railway, which subsequently became the Japanese National Railways (JNR). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987, and the Mooka Railway from 11 April 1988.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Motegi Town Hall
  • Motegi Post Office

References[edit]

  1. ^ "茂木駅". 真岡鉄道. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Motegi Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 36°31′51″N 140°10′54″E / 36.530714°N 140.18155°E / 36.530714; 140.18155