Nishi-Ōhara Station

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Coordinates: 35°15′37.84″N 140°22′40.39″E / 35.2605111°N 140.3778861°E / 35.2605111; 140.3778861

Nishi-Ōhara Station
西大原駅
Nishi-Ohara Station and tracks - 2013 3 12.jpg
Nishi-Ōhara Station in March 2013
Location 3559 Nitta, Isumi-shi, Chiba-ken
Japan
Operated by Isumi Railway
Line(s) Isumi Line
Distance 1.7 km from Ōhara
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened 20 June 1960
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 20 daily
Location
Nishi-Ōhara Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Ōhara Station
Nishi-Ōhara Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Ōhara Station (西大原駅 Nishi-Ōhara-eki?, lit. "West Ōhara Station") is a railway station on the Isumi Line in Isumi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operator Isumi Railway.

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Ōhara Station is served by the Isumi Line, and lies 1.7 kilometers from the eastern terminus of the Izumi Line at Ōhara.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station has a simple side platform serving a bidirectional single-track line, with a three-sided rain shelter built onto the platform. The station is unstaffed.

Platforms[edit]

1  Isumi Line for Ōhara and Kazusa-Nakano

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Isumi Line
Ōhara Local Kazusa-Azuma

History[edit]

Nishi-Ōhara Station opened on June 20, 1960, as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR) Kihara Line.[2] With the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under control of East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[2] On March 24, 1988, operation of the Kihara Line was transferred to the third-sector railway operator Isumi Railway, with the line renamed the Isumi Line.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 20 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 208. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 621. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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