Tomikawa Station

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Tomikawa Station (富川駅 Tomikawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Hidaka Main Line in Hidaka, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido).

Services on the 116 km section of the line between Mukawa and Samani have been suspended indefinitely since January 2015 due to storm damage.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hidaka Main Line
Shiomi - Hidaka-mombetsu

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 October 1913, named Sarufuto Station (佐瑠太駅?).[2] It was renamed Tomikawa on 1 April 1944.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 日高本線・鵡川~様似間の復旧を断念 JR北海道、地元と協議へ [JR Hokkaido abandons reopening of Hidaka Main Line between Mukawa and Samani]. Traffic News (in Japanese). Japan: Mediavague Co. Ltd. 22 December 2016. Archived from the original on 22 December 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 862. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 


Coordinates: 42°31′00″N 142°01′17″E / 42.5167°N 142.0214°E / 42.5167; 142.0214