Okayama Station

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This article is about the railway station in Okayama. For the similarly-named station in Tokyo, see Ōokayama Station.
Okayama Station
岡山駅
Okayama Station 2008.2.10.JPG
Okayama Station, February 2008
Location Kita, Okayama, Okayama
Japan
Coordinates 34°39′59″N 133°55′07″E / 34.66639°N 133.91861°E / 34.66639; 133.91861Coordinates: 34°39′59″N 133°55′07″E / 34.66639°N 133.91861°E / 34.66639; 133.91861
Operated by West Japan Railway Company
Line(s)
Platforms 6
Connections Okayama Electric Tramway
History
Opened 1891

Okayama Station (岡山駅 Okayama-eki?) is a railway station located in the ward of Kita-ku, city of Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The station is operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Okayama Station is one of major intersections of railways in the Chūgoku region. All trains connecting Honshū and Shikoku via the Great Seto Bridge originate and terminate here.

History[edit]

The station opened on March 18, 1891. Between 1972 and 1975, the station was the western terminus of the Sanyō Shinkansen.

Lines[edit]

The station serves the following railway lines of JR West:

In addition to the JR lines, in front of the station is a tram stop of the Okayama Electric Tramway named Okayama-Ekimae Station.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sanyo Shinkansen
Himeji or
Shin-Kobe
  Nozomi   Fukuyama or
Hiroshima
Aioi or
Himeji
  Hikari   Shin-Kurashiki or
Fukuyama
Aioi   Kodama   Shin-Kurashiki
Shin-Kobe or
Himeji
  Mizuho   Hiroshima
Shin-Kobe or
Himeji
  Sakura   Fukuyama
Sanyo Main Line
Nishigawara   Local   Kitanagase
Seto-Ōhashi Line
Terminus   Rapid Marine Liner   Ōmoto
Terminus   Local   Ōmoto
Tsuyama Line
Terminus   Rapid   Hōkaiin
Terminus   Local   Hōkaiin
Kibi Line
Terminus   Local   Bizen-Mikado

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