Shin-Yūbari Station

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Shin-Yūbari Station
新夕張駅
Shin-Yubari Station.jpg
The station building in August 2010
Location Yūbari, Hokkaido
Japan
Operated by JR logo (hokkaido).svg JR Hokkaido
Line(s)
Distance 43.0 km from Minami-Chitose
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code K20
History
Opened 1 November 1892 (1892-11-01)
Previous names Momijiyama (until 1981)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2007) 107 daily
Location
Shin-Yūbari Station is located in Japan
Shin-Yūbari Station
Shin-Yūbari Station
Location within Japan

Shin-Yūbari Station (新夕張駅 Shin-Yūbari-eki?) is a railway station on the Sekishō Line in Yūbari, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido).

Lines[edit]

Shin-Yūbari Station is served by the Sekisho Line, and is situated 43.0 km from the starting point of the line at Minami-Chitose Station.[1] The station is numbered "K20".[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two ground-level island platforms serving four tracks. The station has an automated ticket machine and a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. The Kitaca farecard cannot be used at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1  Sekishō Line Limited express for Sapporo
Limited express for Obihiro and Kushiro
Local trains for Oiwake
2  Sekishō Line Limited express for Obihiro
 Sekishō Line Yūbari Branch Local trains for Yūbari
3/4  Sekishō Line Local trains for Oiwake and Chitose
 Sekishō Line Yūbari Branch Local trains for Yūbari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sekishō Line
Takinoue (K18) - Shimukappu (K21)
Sekishō Line Yūbari Branch
Terminus - Numanosawa (Y21)

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 November 1892 as Momijiyama Station (紅葉山駅?).[1] It was renamed Shin-Yubari on 1 October 1981.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Momijiyama Post office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 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. 838. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ "JR Hokkaido Route Map" (PDF). Hokkaido Railway Company. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 

Coordinates: 42°56′11.75″N 142°2′11.71″E / 42.9365972°N 142.0365861°E / 42.9365972; 142.0365861