Wakkanai Station in June 2012
3-6 Chuo, Wakkanai-shi, Hokkaido|
|Operated by||JR Hokkaido|
|Line(s)||■ Soya Main Line|
|Distance||259.4 km from Asahikawa|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Opened||26 December 1928|
|Previous names||Wakkanai Minato (until 1939)|
|Passengers (FY2015)||107 (daily)|
Wakkanai Station (稚内駅 Wakkanai-eki) is station on the Soya Main Line in the city of Wakkanai, Hokkaido, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). It is the northern terminus of the Soya Main Line, and is also the northernmost railway station in Japan.
Wakkanai Station has a single side platform.
|1||■ Soya Main Line||for Asahikawa and Sapporo|
Limited express services
Wakkanai is served by the following limited express services in addition to all-stations "Local" services.
|Sōya Main Line|
The station opened on 26 December 1926, initially named Wakkanai Minato Station (稚内港駅, lit. "Wakkanai Port Station"). It was renamed Wakkanai on 1 February 1939 at the same time as the original Wakkanai Station was renamed Minami-Wakkanai Station.
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- Official website (in Japanese)