Nishiyama-Kōen Station

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Nishiyama-Kōen Station
西山公園駅
Nishiyamakoeneki.jpg
Nishiyama-Kōen Station
Location 1-8-5 Chōsenji-chō, Sabae, Fukui
(福井県鯖江市長泉寺町1丁目8-5)
Japan
Operated by Fukui Railway
Line(s) Fukubu Line
Connections
History
Opened 1929
Previous names Shimo-Sabae (until 1987)
Traffic
Passengers (
(2007 MLITT data)
16,073

Nishiyama-Kōen Station (西山公園駅 Nishiyama-kōen-eki?) is a Fukui Railway Fukubu Line railway station located in Sabae, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

Services[edit]

Only local trains serve Nishiyama-Kōen Station, and it is unstaffed. However, during special events (such as Suribachiyaito and the Azalea Festival during Golden Week) the station is staffed during midday, and some express trains bound for Fukui-Ekimae make stops.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Nishiyama Park and the Sabae Municipal Nishiyama Zoo are a short walk west from the station.
  • Sabae City Hall and the Citizens' Center are also nearby.

History[edit]

  • August 13, 1929: Shimo-Sabae Station (下鯖江駅) opens
  • 1987: Station renamed to Nishiyama-Kōen Station

Coordinates: 35°57′07″N 136°11′08″E / 35.951932°N 136.185649°E / 35.951932; 136.185649