Yoshidaguchi Station

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Yoshidaguchi Station
吉田口駅
吉田口駅駅舎.JPG
Entrance to Yoshidaguchi Station.
Location Akitakata, Hiroshima
Japan
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Geibi Line
History
Opened April 28, 1915

Yoshidaguchi Station (吉田口駅?, Yoshidaguchi-eki) is a JR West Geibi Line station located in Shimokobara, Kōta-chō, Akitakata, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The station name is derived from being the "entrance" to the former Yoshida-chō.

History[edit]

  • 1915-04-28: Yoshidaguchi Station opens
  • 1987-04-01: Japan National Railways is privatized, and Yoshidaguchi Station becomes a JR West station
  • November 1992: The current station building was completed

Station building and platforms[edit]

Yoshidaguchi Station features one raised island platform, capable of handling two lines simultaneously. The station is a multi-purpose meeting building named "Pratt House."

Environs[edit]

  • Yoshida Post Office
  • Yoshida Kōri Mountain Castle Ruins, a historical monument, former castle of the daimyō Mōri Motonari
  • Akitakata Municipal Kōta Elementary School
  • Akitakata Municipal Yoshida Elementary School
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Yoshida High School
  • Yoshida Police Station
  • Akitakata Municipal Offices

Highway access[edit]

  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 37 (Hiroshima-Miyoshi Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 212 (Yoshidaguchi Teishajō Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Kōtachi StationYoshidaguchi StationMukaihara Station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°39′51″N 132°44′45″E / 34.6642°N 132.7458°E / 34.6642; 132.7458