Shin-Kurobe Station

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Shin-Kurobe Station
新黒部駅
Toyama Chihou Railway Shin-Kurobe Station.jpg
The station exterior, March 2015
Location Kurobe, Toyama
Japan
Operated by Toyama Chihō Railway
Line(s) Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
History
Opened 2015

Shin-Kurobe Station (新黒部駅?, Shin-Kurobe-eki) is a railway station on the Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line in Kurobe, Toyama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Toyama Chihō Railway.

Services[edit]

Under the timetable effective from the opening of the station, 66 trains on the Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line including limited express services stop at the station to serve an estimated 870 passengers per day. All shinkansen services at Kurobe-Unazukionsen Station connect with trains at Shin-Kurobe Station.[1]

Layout[edit]

The platform, March 2015

The station has a wheelchair-accessible 85-metre-long platform.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
Nagaya   Local   Shitayama
Dentetsu Kurobe   Limited Express   Unazuki Onsen

History[edit]

The construction of the station began on November 7, 2013.[3]

The station opened on February 26, 2015, ahead of the opening of adjacent Kurobe-Unazukionsen Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen.[1][4]

Surrounding area[edit]

The adjacent Kurobe-Unazukionsen Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, March 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 伊勢村優樹 (January 24, 2015). "新黒部駅 来月26日開業 富山地鉄、ダイヤ改正発表" [Shin-Kurobe Station to Open on Feb 26 as Toyama Chihō Railway Announces Timetable Division]. Chunichi Shimbun (in Japanese). Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ "建築工事計画の概要" [Outline of the Construction Plan] (PDF). 新幹線開業くろべ市民会議. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ "富山地方鉄道「新黒部駅」起工式" [Ground-breaking ceremony of Toyama Chihō Railway Shin-Kurobe Station]. 新幹線開業くろべ市民会議. November 8, 2013. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ "「黒部宇奈月温泉」 周辺施設完成" [Kurobe-Unazukionsen Peripheral Facilities Complete]. Yomiuri Online (in Japanese). February 27, 2015. Retrieved March 3, 2015.