Shin-Yamaguchi Station

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Shin-Yamaguchi Station
新山口駅
140720 Shin-Yamaguchi Station Yamaguchi Yamaguchi pref Japan04s5.jpg
Shin-Yamaguchi Station, July 2014
Location 1294, Ogōri-Shimogō, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi
(山口県山口市小郡下郷1294)
Japan
Coordinates 34°05′35″N 131°23′50″E / 34.0930596°N 131.3971603°E / 34.0930596; 131.3971603Coordinates: 34°05′35″N 131°23′50″E / 34.0930596°N 131.3971603°E / 34.0930596; 131.3971603
Line(s) Sanyō Shinkansen, Sanyō Main Line, Yamaguchi Line, Ube Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1900
Previous names Ogōri (until 2003)
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 7,068 daily
Platform

Shin-Yamaguchi Station (新山口駅 Shin-Yamaguchi-eki?) is a railway station operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) in Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, and is a stopping point for the Sanyō Shinkansen and the Sanyō Main Line, and serves as termini of Yamaguchi Line and Ube Line. It is also the starting station of sightseeing train SL Yamaguchi steam train on the Yamaguchi Line.

History[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station has nine regular tracks (for the Sanyō Main Line, the Yamaguchi Line and the Ube Line) and two Shinkansen tracks. Three local tracks are located on the north side of the station, and the Shinkansen tracks are elevated and located on the south side of the station. Each of the platforms is connected by an overpass at end of the station.

Platforms[edit]

0  Yamaguchi Line for Yamaguchi, Tsuwano, Masuda
1  Yamaguchi Line for Yamaguchi, Tsuwano, Masuda
(including "Super Oki" and "SL Yamaguchi")
2  Yamaguchi Line for Yamaguchi, Tsuwano, Masuda
3  no entrance  
4  Sanyō Main Line for Tokuyama, Yanai, Iwakuni
5  Sanyō Main Line returning for Tokuyama, Yanai, Iwakuni
returning for Ube, Asa, Shimonoseki
6  Sanyō Main Line for Ube, Asa, Shimonoseki
returning for Tokuyama, Yanai, Iwakuni
7  Sanyō Main Line for Ube, Asa, Shimonoseki (part of trains)
8  Ube Line for Ubemisaki, Ube-Shinkawa
11  Sanyō Shinkansen for Hiroshima, Shin-Ōsaka, Tokyo
12  Sanyō Shinkansen for Kokura, Hakata, Kumamoto, Kagoshima-Chūō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sanyō Shinkansen
Mizuho: Does not stop at this station
Hiroshima   Nozomi   Kokura
Hiroshima   Sakura   Shin-Shimonoseki or Kokura
Tokuyama   Hikari   Shin-Shimonoseki
Tokuyama   Kodama   Asa
Sanyō Main Line
Yotsutsuji   Local   Kagawa
Yamaguchi Line
Terminus   Ltd. Exp. Super Oki   Yudaonsen
Terminus   Rapid Commuter Liner   Ōtoshi
Terminus   Local   Suō-Shimogō
Ube Line
Terminus   Local   Kami-Kagawa

Some Nozomi, Hikari, and Sakura Shinkansen services pass this station.

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