Shichikenjaya Station

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Shichikenjaya Station
七軒茶屋駅
Shichienjaya station 02.jpg
Shichikenjaya Station building in July 2008
Location 7 Chome-5 Midorii, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Japan
Coordinates 34°28′21.5″N 132°28′52.5″E / 34.472639°N 132.481250°E / 34.472639; 132.481250Coordinates: 34°28′21.5″N 132°28′52.5″E / 34.472639°N 132.481250°E / 34.472639; 132.481250
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)  B  Kabe Line
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened December 18, 1910 (1910-12-18)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 814 daily
Location
Shichikenjaya Station is located in Japan
Shichikenjaya Station
Shichikenjaya Station
Location within Japan
Station building in April 2005, replaced during platform extension

Shichikenjaya Station (七軒茶屋駅, Shichikenjaya-eki) is a JR West Kabe Line station located in Midorii, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The name of the station is derived from a Shichiken tea house and dealer. Shichikenjaya Station is considered to have the most "local line" ambience to it out of all the stations on the Kabe Line.[citation needed]

Station layout[edit]

Shichikenjaya Station features one side platform handling one bidirectional track. The station is unmanned, and contains an automatic ticket machine.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kabe Line for Hiroshima, Kabe, Aki-Kameyama

History[edit]

  • 1910-12-18: Shichikenjaya Station opens
  • 1987-04-01: Japanese National Railways is privatized, and Shichikenjaya Station becomes a JR West station
  • 2008-03-18: Platform extended to allow 4 car trains to stop

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Japanese National Route Sign 0054.svg Japan National Route 54
  • Midorii Post Office
  • Asaminami-ku Satō Branch Office
  • Midorii Waste Water Treatment Plant
  • Hiroshima Jōnan Junior High School

Connecting lines[edit]

« Service »
Kabe Line
Midorii   Local   Bairin

External links[edit]