Nishi-Iwakuni Station

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Nishi-Iwakuni Station
Nishi-Iwakuni Station 20180501-2.jpg
Nishi-Iwakuni Station in May 2018
Location 6-15-1 Nishimi, Iwakuni, Yamaguchi
Coordinates 34°09′46″N 132°11′43″E / 34.162822°N 132.195158°E / 34.162822; 132.195158
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s) Gantoku Line
  • Bus stop
Other information
Website Official website
Opened 1929
Previous names Iwakuni (until 1942)
Passengers (FY2009) 380 daily
Nishi-Iwakuni Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Iwakuni Station
Nishi-Iwakuni Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Iwakuni Station (西岩国駅, Nishi-Iwakuni-eki) is a railway station on the Gantoku Line in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan, operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West).


Nishi-Iwakuni Station is served by the Gantoku Line.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Gantoku Line
Iwakuni   -   Kawanishi


The station opened on 15 April 1929, initially named Iwakuni Station.[1] It was renamed Nishi-Iwakuni in 1942, and at the same time, the original Marifu Station was renamed Iwakuni Station.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Iwakuni Prison

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Matsumoto, Kouji. 西岩国駅舎 [Nishi-Iwakuni Station building]. 岩国の観光.com (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°09′46″N 132°11′43″E / 34.162822°N 132.195158°E / 34.162822; 132.195158