Shaguma Station

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Shaguma Station
舎熊駅
Shaguma Station.jpg
Shaguma Station in October 2016
Location Mashike, Hokkaido
Japan
Operated by JR logo (hokkaido).svg JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Rumoi Main Line
Distance 61.0 km from Fukagawa
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Status Closed
History
Opened 5 November 1921 (1921-11-05)
Closed 4 December 2016 (2016-12-04)
Location
Shaguma Station is located in Japan
Shaguma Station
Shaguma Station
Location within Japan

Shaguma Station (舎熊駅 Shaguma-eki?) was a railway station on the Rumoi Main Line in Mashike, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). Opened in 1921, the station closed on 4 December 2016.

Lines[edit]

Shaguma Station was served by the Rumoi Main Line, and lay 61.0 km from the starting point of the line at Fukagawa.[1] The station is unstaffed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Rumoi Main Line
Nobusha Local Shumombetsu

History[edit]

The station opened on 5 November 1921.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Closure[edit]

On 10 August 2015, JR Hokkaido announced its plans to close the 16.7 km section of the line beyond Rumoi to Mashike in 2016.[2] In April 2016, it was officially announced that the section from Rumoi to Mashike would be closing in December 2016, with the last services operating on 4 December.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 869-870. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 留萌線(留萌~増毛間)の鉄道事業廃止について [Closure of Rumoi Line between Rumoi and Mashike]. Tetsudo Hobidas (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing Co., Ltd. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  3. ^ JR留萌線留萌―増毛間12月4日に廃止 増毛町が同意 [Mashike agrees to closure of JR Rumoi Line between Rumoi and Mashike on 4 December]. Doshin Web (in Japanese). Japan: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press. 8 April 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 

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Coordinates: 43°52′8.80″N 141°34′48.22″E / 43.8691111°N 141.5800611°E / 43.8691111; 141.5800611