Yoshibori Station

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Yoshibori Station
Yoshibori Station 01.jpg
Yoshibori Station in September 2008
Location Ōkawa, Kikonai, Kamiiso District, Hokkaido
Operated by JR Hokkaido
Line(s) Esashi Line
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Opened 10 December 1935
Closed May 2014
Yoshibori Station is located in Hokkaido
Yoshibori Station
Yoshibori Station
Location within Hokkaido
Yoshibori Station is located in Japan
Yoshibori Station
Yoshibori Station
Location within Hokkaido

Yoshibori Station (吉堀駅?, Yoshibori-eki) was a railway station on the Esashi Line in Kikonai, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). It opened in 1935 and closed in May 2014.


Yoshibori Station was served by the non-electrified section of the Esashi Line between Kikonai and Esashi.

Station layout[edit]

The station consisted of a single side platform serving a bidirectional single track.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Esashi Line
Oshima-Tsuruoka Local Shinmei


Yoshibori Station opened on 10 December 1935.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[1] The station closed in 2014, with the last services on the line running on 11 May.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 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. 828. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 江差線木古内—江差間が廃止される [Esashi Line section between Kikonai and Esashi closes]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 41°41′05″N 140°22′45″E / 41.6846°N 140.3791°E / 41.6846; 140.3791