Nukanan Station

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Nukanan Station
Nukanan Station.jpg
Nukanan Station in May 2005
Location Nukanan, Horonobe-cho, Teshio-gun, Hokkaido 098-3200
Operated by JR logo (east).svg Hokkaido Railway Company
Line(s) Soya Main Line
Distance 178.0 km from Asahikawa
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Station code W67
Opened 1 April 1987 (1987-04-01)
Passengers (FY2015) <1 daily
Nukanan Station is located in Japan
Nukanan Station
Nukanan Station
Location within Japan

Nukanan Station (糠南駅, Nukanan-eki) is a railway station on the Soya Main Line in Horonobe, Teshio District, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). Opened in 1987, the station is scheduled to close from the start of the revised timetable in March 2017.


Minami-Horonobe Station is served by the Soya Main Line, and lies 178.0 km from the starting point of the line at Asahikawa.[1] The station is numbered "W67".

Station layout[edit]

The station has a single side platform serving a single bidirectional track. The station is unstaffed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Soya Main Line
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Toikanbetsu Local Onoppunai


The station in July 1998

The station opened on 1 April 1987.[1]

In September 2016, JR Hokkaido announced that it intended to close the station along with two other unstaffed stations on the line (Shimonuma and Minami-Horonobe) in March 2017, due to low passenger usage.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used on average by less than one passenger daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 901. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ a b 幌延3駅、来春廃止 JRが町に方針伝達 [3 stations in Horonobe to close next spring - JR notifies town]. Doshin (in Japanese). Japan: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press. 3 September 2016. Archived from the original on 5 September 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 

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Coordinates: 44°55′15″N 142°00′03″E / 44.9209°N 142.0009°E / 44.9209; 142.0009