Kikonai Station

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Kikonai Station
木古内駅
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Kikonai Station
Location Honchō, Kikonai, Kamiiso District, Hokkaido
Japan
Coordinates 41°40′39″N 140°26′02″E / 41.677584°N 140.433946°E / 41.677584; 140.433946Coordinates: 41°40′39″N 140°26′02″E / 41.677584°N 140.433946°E / 41.677584; 140.433946
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened 25 October 1930
Location
Kikonai Station is located in Hokkaido
Kikonai Station
Kikonai Station
Location within Hokkaido
Kikonai Station is located in Japan
Kikonai Station
Kikonai Station
Kikonai Station (Japan)

Kikonai Station (木古内駅, Kikonai-eki) is a railway station in Kikonai, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) and South Hokkaido Railway Company.

Lines[edit]

Kikonai Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one ground-level island platform for the South Hokkaido Railway and two elevated side platforms for the Hokkaido Shinkansen.[1]

Platforms[edit]

4-5  South Hokkaido Railway for Goryōkaku and Hakodate
11  Hokkaido Shinkansen for Shin-Aomori and Tokyo
12  Hokkaido Shinkansen for Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
South Hokkaido Railway
Satsukari - Terminus
Kaikyo Line
Naka-Oguni - Terminus
Hokkaido Shinkansen
Okutsugaru-Imabetsu
or
Shin-Aomori
Hayabusa
Hayate
Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto

History[edit]

The station opened on the Esashi Line on October 25, 1930. Between October 12, 1937 and March 31, 1988, it was the terminus of the Matsumae Line.[citation needed] It became the terminus of the Kaikyō Line on March 13, 1988.[citation needed] On March 26, 2016, the Hokkaido Shinkansen platforms opened for passenger service.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kikonai Post office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hokkaido Railway Company. "木古内駅バリアフリー情報" [Kikonai Station barrier-free information] (in Japanese). Retrieved April 2, 2016.