Nishi-Urakami Station

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Nishi-Urakami Station

西浦上駅
JRKyushu NishiUrakami Station.jpg
Nishi-Urakami Station in 2008
General information
LocationJapan
Coordinates32°47′26″N 129°51′32″E / 32.79056°N 129.85889°E / 32.79056; 129.85889Coordinates: 32°47′26″N 129°51′32″E / 32.79056°N 129.85889°E / 32.79056; 129.85889
Operated byJR logo (kyushu).svg JR Kyushu
Line(s) Nagasaki Main Line
Distance20.6 km from Kikitsu (starting point of branch)
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Disabled accessYes – no steps to platform
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened9 March 1987 (1987-03-09)
Passengers
FY2016728 daily
Rank201st (among JR Kyushu stations)
Location
Nishi-Urakami Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Urakami Station
Nishi-Urakami Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Urakami Station (西浦上駅, Nishi-Urakami-eki) is a railway station in Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Nagasaki Main Line.[1][2]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the old line or the Nagayo branch of the Nagasaki Main Line and is located 20.6 km from the branch point at Kikitsu.[3] Only local trains run on this branch.[4]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a side platform serving a single track at grade. There is no station building. A small shed on the platform houses a ticket window which is, however, now unstaffed. An automatic ticket vending machine and a weather shelter are provided.[3][2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Nagasaki Main Line (old line)
Michinoo Local Urakami

History[edit]

Japanese National Railways (JNR) opened the station as a temporary stop on 9 March 1987. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, JR Kyushu took over control of the facility and upgraded it to a full passenger station.[5]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 728 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), and it ranked 201st among the busiest stations of JR Kyushu.[6]

Environs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR Kyushu Route Map" (PDF). JR Kyushu. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "西浦上" [Nishi-Urakami]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第5巻 長崎 佐賀 エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 5 Nagasaki Saga area] (in Japanese). Kodansha. pp. 44, 69. ISBN 9784062951647.
  4. ^ "西浦上" [Nishi-Urakami]. JR Kyushu official station website. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  5. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory – JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Vol. II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 717. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  6. ^ "駅別乗車人員上位300駅(平成28年度)" [Passengers embarking by station – Top 300 stations (Fiscal 2016)] (PDF). JR Kyushu. 31 July 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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