Tōya Station (Tōyako)

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Tōya Station
洞爺駅
130922 Toya Station Toyako Hokkaido Japan01s5.jpg
The station entrance, September 2013
Location Tōyako, Abuta, Hokkaido
Japan
Operated by JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Muroran Main Line
History
Opened 1928
Previous names Abuta (until 1962)

Tōya Station (洞爺駅 Tōya-eki?) is a railway station on the Muroran Main Line in Tōyako, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). It is numbered "H41".

Lines[edit]

The platforms, September 2013

Tōya Station is served by the Muroran Main Line.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Muroran Main Line
Toyoura - Usu

History[edit]

The station opened on 10 September 1928, initially named Abuta Station (虻田駅?).[1] It was renamed Tōya Station on 1 November 1962.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1]

Surrounding area[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. pp. 849–850. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

Coordinates: 42°33′2.6676″N 140°45′49.4460″E / 42.550741000°N 140.763735000°E / 42.550741000; 140.763735000