Nishi-Miyoshi Station

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Nishi-Miyoshi Station
西三次駅
Nishimiyoshistation1.jpg
Entrance to Nishi-Miyoshi Station.
Location
Prefecture Hiroshima
(See other stations in Hiroshima)
City Miyoshi
History
Opened June 1, 1915
Former name Miyoshi Station
Present name since 1954
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line

Nishi-Miyoshi Station (西三次駅 Nishi-miyoshi-eki?) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Nishi 4-chōme, Tōkaichi, Miyoshi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The station was originally opened to serve those on the north bank of the Saijō River in the former Miyoshi-machi in Futami District. Formerly named "Miyoshi Station," it is located near the Tomoe Bridge.

History[edit]

  • 1915-06-01: Miyoshi Station opens
  • 1954-11-10: The station is renamed Nishi-Miyoshi Station
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Nishi-Miyoshi Station becomes a JR West station

Station building and platforms[edit]

Nishi-Miyoshi Station features one raised, island-style platform served by two tracks. The station formerly handled freight from the adjoining fertilizer factory, and it still has multiple sidings built to handle the extra trains. While Nishi-Miyoshi was formerly a privately contracted station, it is now unmanned. The station building is an old wooden building with a tile roof.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Miyoshi Municipal Awaya Elementary
  • Iwawaki Kofun (a burial mound)
  • Gōno River
  • Takataniyama
  • Miyoshi Country Club Golf Course

Highway access:

Neighboring Stations[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Miyoshi StationNishi-Miyoshi StationShiwachi Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°47′54.7″N 132°50′27.5″E / 34.798528°N 132.840972°E / 34.798528; 132.840972