Nishi-Gifu Station

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Nishi-Gifu Station
西岐阜駅
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Nishi-Gifu Station in December 2015
Location 4-14-40 Ichihashi, Gifu-shi, Gifu-ken 500-8381
Japan
Coordinates 35°24′17″N 136°43′24″E / 35.4046698°N 136.7234266°E / 35.4046698; 136.7234266Coordinates: 35°24′17″N 136°43′24″E / 35.4046698°N 136.7234266°E / 35.4046698; 136.7234266
Operated by JR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Distance 399.5 km from Tokyo
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Website railway.jr-central.co.jp/station-guide/tokai/nishi-gifu/index.html
History
Opened November 1, 1986
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) 6,011 daily
Location
Nishi-Gifu Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Gifu Station
Nishi-Gifu Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Gifu Station (西岐阜駅, Nishi Gifu-eki) is a railway station operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) and is located in the western part of the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Gifu Station is served by the JR Tōkai Tōkaidō Main Line, and is located 399.5 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo. Along with Gifu Station and Nagamori Station, it is one of the three JR Central stations in the city of Gifu.

Layout[edit]

There is one elevated island platform with the station building located underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tōkaidō Main Line For Ōgaki and Maibara
2  Tōkaidō Main Line For Gifu, Nagoya and Okazaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Gifu   Special Rapid   Hozumi
Gifu   New Rapid   Hozumi
Gifu   Rapid   Hozumi
Gifu   Sectional Rapid   Hozumi
Gifu   Local   Hozumi

History[edit]

Nishi-Gifu Station was first opened on 1 November 1986 as part of Japan National Railways. On 1 April 1987, it became part of JR Central. In the latter half of 2006, the station underwent remodeling, which added elevators for public use, as well as TOICA-supported ticket machines.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 6011 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding area[edit]

Bus services[edit]

On the south side of Nishi-Gifu Station is a stop for the free Fureai Bus, which connects passengers with the Gifu Prefectural Office and other stops in between.[2] They can also board the Nishi-Gifu Kurukuru Bus, which runs through the local community. Gifu Bus Co., Ltd. has a bus stop near the main entrance, connecting the station with many areas throughout the city.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 岐阜県統計書(平成28年) [Gifu Prefecture Statistics (Fiscal 2016)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Gifu Prefecture. 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  2. ^ Fureai Bus Time Schedule. Fureai Hall. Accessed December 5, 2007.

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